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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Nebraska


Around 2.6% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,390 nurses graduate from Nebraska's 16 BSN schools each year.

Top Schools

Union College, which is located in Lincoln, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in BSN from Union College in 2010. Union College charged in-state students $18,150 in tuition fees per year.

Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Midland Lutheran College graduated 39 students from its BSN program. Midland Lutheran College charged in-state students $23,664 in tuition fees per year.

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, which is located in Lincoln, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. 69 students graduated with degree in BSN from BryanLGH College of Health Sciences in 2010. Students at BryanLGH College of Health Sciences paid $11,395 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,164 per year, though tuition can range from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. In 2010, the following Nebraska BSN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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. College of Saint Mary - located in Omaha, students are charged $23,134 per year

The BSN 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. Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year

A BSN degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

In Nebraska, the largest numbers of nurse work in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 9,780 nurses
  2. Lancaster County - 3,600 nurses
  3. Adams County - 2,370 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurses in the state of Nebraska will grow to 26,320. This would require a 24% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, nurses earn $56,480 per year. However, this number is only an average. Nurse in Nebraska had varying salaries from $38,150 to $73,840 per year in 2010. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for nurses are:

  1. Harrison County - $58,460 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $56,070 per year
  3. Arthur County - $55,690 per year

Nurses in the following counties in Nebraska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $52,890 per year
  2. Butler County - $52,940 per year
  3. Antelope County - $53,210 per year

On average, the highest paid nurses in Nebraska were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $56,480 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $56,480 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN, 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 Nursing in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 18,780 $56,480 14.1%
 

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