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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Nebraska


Around 1.2% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from biology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 628 biologists graduate from Nebraska's 20 biology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a biology program is University of Nebraska at Kearney, which is located in Kearney. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. In 2010, 83 students graduated from University of Nebraska at Kearney's biology program. Tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney was $5,912 per year.

Union College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a biology program. It is located in Lincoln. 7 students graduated with degree in biology from Union College in 2010. Union College charged in-state students $18,150 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska with a biology program is Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. 9 students graduated with degree in biology from Midland Lutheran College in 2010. Students at Midland Lutheran College paid $23,664 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nebraska biology school, average tuition will be $12,454 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,040 per year to $30,578 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nebraska biology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

The biology schools in Nebraska that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
  3. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in biology in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Biology in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Nebraska

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Curious what studying Biology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nebraska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 720 $54,240 33.3%
2
Biological Technicians 470 $35,810 30.6%
3
Soil and Plant Scientists 310 $49,060 -26.2%
4
Microbiologists 180 $68,230 125.0%
5
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 140 $52,030 -6.7%
6
Biological Scientists, All Other 130 $68,440 8.3%
 

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