Psychology in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Nebraska


Around 1.4% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from psychology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 743 psychology professionals graduate from Nebraska's 20 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a psychology program is University of Nebraska at Kearney. University of Nebraska at Kearney, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Kearney. In 2010, University of Nebraska at Kearney graduated 36 students from its psychology program. Tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney was $5,912 per year.

Union College, which is located in Lincoln, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Union College graduated 5 students from its psychology program. The tuition rate at Union College was $18,150 per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska with a psychology program is Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Midland Lutheran College psychology program. Students at Midland Lutheran College paid $23,664 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,525 per year, though tuition can range from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. In 2010, the following Nebraska psychology 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. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

The psychology 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. 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 psychology degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

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

  1. Harrison County - 370 psychology professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 110 psychology professionals
  3. Antelope County - 90 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of psychology professionals is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 950 psychology professionals working in the Nebraska then.

Salary

psychology professionals in Nebraska make an average of $60,215 per year. However, Nebraska psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $34,400 per year to more than $140,030 per year in 2010. On average psychology professional earn the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Butler County - $86,430 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $71,970 per year
  3. Arthur County - $68,310 per year

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

  1. Antelope County - $54,640 per year
  2. Harrison County - $60,370 per year
  3. Adams County - $61,640 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $62,950 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $57,480 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $62,950 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $57,480 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in psychology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as sociology or sports psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 640 $62,950 33.3%
2
Psychologists, All Other 30 $57,480
 

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