Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has one travel and tourism school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus has a total student population of 644. It is the 5045th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Travel and Tourism students from Omaha schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus ends up costing a student $24,457/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|