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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,575 miles from location University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 39.6491 67% 24,100
6,534 miles from location Metropolitan Community College Area Omaha NE 14.4046 n/a 17,003
6,537 miles from location University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha NE 28.9639 47% 14,620
6,572 miles from location Southeast Community College Area Lincoln NE 19.8121 n/a 11,556
6,533 miles from location Bellevue University Bellevue NE 11.0114 n/a 9,448
6,534 miles from location Creighton University Omaha NE 34.7803 27% 7,385
6,662 miles from location Central Community College Grand Island NE 18.9094 n/a 7,320
6,701 miles from location University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney NE 70.3595 44% 6,650
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,784 miles from location Mid-Plains Community College North Platte NE 22.0593 n/a 2,765
6,882 miles from location Chadron State College Chadron NE 20.9003 n/a 2,712
6,526 miles from location Peru State College Peru NE 16.7679 n/a 2,492
6,925 miles from location Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff NE 16.547 n/a 2,304
6,572 miles from location Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln NE 30.0627 33% 2,093
6,573 miles from location Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master Lincoln NE 4.89178 n/a 1,674
6,664 miles from location Hastings College Hastings NE 28.2994 26% 1,154
6,538 miles from location College of Saint Mary Omaha NE 23.1798 50% 1,120
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
6,533 miles from location Grace University Omaha NE 26.7496 64% 490
6,621 miles from location York College York NE 22.1611 40% 430
6,556 miles from location Little Priest Tribal College Winnebago NE 8.02961 n/a 141
6,551 miles from location Nebraska Indian Community College Macy NE 2.78209 n/a 129
6,542 miles from location Nebraska Christian College Papillion NE 19.7538 n/a 123
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 330 $58,220 -57.1%
 

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