Liberal Arts in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Liberal Arts Programs in Nebraska


Around 2.0% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from liberal arts degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,062 liberal arts professionals graduate from Nebraska's 24 liberal arts schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a liberal arts program is University of Nebraska at Kearney, which is located in Kearney. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. In 2010, University of Nebraska at Kearney graduated 15 students from its liberal arts program. Students at University of Nebraska at Kearney paid $5,912 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska with a liberal arts program is Union College, which is located in Lincoln. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Union College liberal arts program. Students at Union College paid $18,150 per year in tuition fees.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a liberal arts program. It is located in Lincoln. 14 students graduated with degree in liberal arts from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. Students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln paid $7,224 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nebraska's liberal arts schools ranges from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,357 per year. In 2010, the liberal arts schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year
  3. College of Saint Mary - located in Omaha, students are charged $23,134 per year

The liberal arts schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Nebraska 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 liberal arts degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska liberal arts professionals:

  1. Harrison County - 120 liberal arts professionals
  2. Adams County - 60 liberal arts professionals
  3. Antelope County - 40 liberal arts professionals

Salary

On average, liberal arts professionals earn $58,220 per year. In 2010, however, some Nebraska liberal arts professional earned as little as less than $28,150 per year or as much as more than $81,300 per year. On average liberal arts professional earn the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Harrison County - $56,930 per year
  2. Adams County - $50,490 per year
  3. Antelope County - $45,900 per year

The following counties in Nebraska have the lowest average salaries for liberal arts professional:

  1. Antelope County - $45,900 per year
  2. Adams County - $50,490 per year
  3. Harrison County - $56,930 per year

The liberal arts professionals with highest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $58,220 per year

On average, the lowest paid liberal arts professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $58,220 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in liberal arts. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as liberal arts or English.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Liberal Arts in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Liberal Arts in Nebraska
  • Certificate in Liberal Arts in Nebraska

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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 330 $58,220 -57.1%
 

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