Math in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Math Programs in Nebraska

Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Nebraska receive math degrees every year. Thus, Nebraska's 18 math schools put out approximately 146 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Nebraska at Kearney, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a math program. It is located in Kearney. 5 students graduated with a degree in math from University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2010. University of Nebraska at Kearney charged in-state students $5,912 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska with a math program is Union College, which is located in Lincoln. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 1 students graduated with degree in math 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 math program is Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Midland Lutheran College math program. The tuition rate at Midland Lutheran College was $23,664 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's math schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,715 per year, though tuition can range from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. The Nebraska math 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 following Nebraska math schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
  3. Wayne State College - located in Wayne, students are charged $5,071 per year

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

The largest populations of Nebraska math professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 340 math professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 210 math professionals
  3. Antelope County - 40 math professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of math professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 620 math professionals working in Nebraska then. Of these 620 math professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be mathematics professors, 190 will be statisticians, and 430 will be actuaries.


math professionals in Nebraska earn $66,653 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Math professional in Nebraska had varying salaries from $32,290 to $144,320 per year in 2010. Math professionals in the following Nebraska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lancaster County - $70,273 per year
  2. Harrison County - $67,800 per year
  3. Adams County - $54,750 per year

Math professionals in the following counties in Nebraska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Antelope County - $49,390 per year
  2. Adams County - $54,750 per year
  3. Harrison County - $67,800 per year

On average, the highest paid math professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Actuary - $81,310 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $64,820 per year
  3. Statistician - $53,830 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Mathematics Professor - $64,820 per year
  2. Statistician - $53,830 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in math in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics, 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 Math in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Math in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Math 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
6,537 miles from location University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha NE 28.9639 47% 14,620
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
6,701 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
6,584 miles from location Wayne State College Wayne NE 24.6719 n/a 3,631
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
6,595 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
6,538 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
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
6,621 miles from location York College York NE 22.1611 40% 430

Curious what studying Math 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)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 300 $64,820 -3.2%
Actuaries + 240 $81,310 26.3%
Statisticians + 130 $53,830 -13.3%

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