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Nursing Schools in Nebraska

In 2018-2019, 481 students earned their Nursing degrees in NE.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
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: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 87.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
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 7 colleges in Nebraska that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,108 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $49,000 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,821 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,500 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 65%.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,055 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%.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,128 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,044 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
775 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,050 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $38,200 after graduation.

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
Rehabilitation Professions 326
Medicine 291
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 203
Allied Health Professions 180
Public Health 128
Dentistry 127
Health/Medical Admin Services 108
Communication Sciences 71

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