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Nursing Schools in Nebraska

In 2018-2019, 1,960 students earned their Nursing degrees in NE.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Nebraska

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,167
Associate’s Degree 312
Master’s Degree 285
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 157
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 157
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 157
Post-Master’s Certificate 39
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 39

Gender Distribution

In Nebraska, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Nebraska is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 83.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Nursing Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Nebraska

27,570 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Nebraska

Nursing grads earn an average of $103,800 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Nebraska that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

461 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,972 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 2 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.60%.

320 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,910 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,994. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

276 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,162 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Clarkson College. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $49,000 after graduation.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,102 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,779. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
716 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,101. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,800 a year. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Bryan College of Health Sciences.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,095 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,913 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 20%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,227.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,354 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Community College will pay a net price of $8,217. In their early career, Central Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,100. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,240 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,853.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,168 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $14,725. The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Nursing Careers in NE

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 22% $102,210
Nurse Midwives 20% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $96,490
Nurse Anesthetists 13% $187,000
Registered Nurses 12% $62,730
Nursing Instructors and Professors 5% $65,850

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Allied Health Professions 637
Health/Medical Admin Services 392
Rehabilitation Professions 375
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 296
Medicine 291
Allied Health Services 223
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 203
Public Health 174

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