Computer Science in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Nebraska


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Nebraska receive computer science degrees every year. Thus, Nebraska's 9 computer science schools put out approximately 79 computer science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a computer science program is Union College. Union College, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Union College's computer science program. The tuition rate at Union College was $18,150 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a computer science program is Midland Lutheran College. Midland Lutheran College, which was ranked 48th in the country in 2010, is located in Fremont. In 2010, Midland Lutheran College graduated 0 students from its computer science program. Midland Lutheran College charged in-state students $23,664 in tuition fees per year.

Creighton University, which was ranked 48th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a computer science program. It is located in Omaha. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Creighton University computer science program. Tuition at Creighton University was $30,578 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Nebraska's computer science schools ranges from $30,578 per year to $2,612 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,112 per year. The Nebraska computer science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Nebraska computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year
  3. Union College - located in Lincoln, students are charged $18,150 per year

A computer science degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska computer science professionals:

  1. Harrison County - 2,040 computer science professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 710 computer science professionals
  3. Adams County - 130 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,860 computer science professionals will be working in Nebraska. This would require the number of computer science professional to grow by 1%.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn $71,450 per year. In 2010, however, some Nebraska computer science professional earned as little as less than $18,150 per year or as much as more than $134,140 per year. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Harrison County - $78,407 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $68,883 per year
  3. Antelope County - $65,870 per year

On average, computer science professionals earn the least in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Arthur County - $26,140 per year
  2. Adams County - $54,025 per year
  3. Antelope County - $65,870 per year

The computer science professionals with highest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $107,100 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $76,950 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $30,300 per year

On average, the lowest paid computer science professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $76,950 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $30,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information systems or information technology, 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 Computer Science in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,537 miles from location University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha NE 28.9639 47% 14,620
6,534 miles from location Creighton University Omaha NE 34.7803 27% 7,385
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,572 miles from location Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln NE 30.0627 33% 2,093
6,595 miles from location Concordia University Seward NE 26.8646 30% 1,717
6,664 miles from location Hastings College Hastings NE 28.2994 26% 1,154
6,589 miles from location Doane College Crete NE 28.8976 30% 964
6,573 miles from location Union College Lincoln NE 63.557 72% 883
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
 

Curious what studying Computer Science 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
Computer Operators + 1,590 $30,300 31.4%
2
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 1,480 $107,100 -12.4%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 170 $76,950 -41.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Nebraska