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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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
6,573 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
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
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
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 640 $62,950 33.3%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 30 $57,480
 

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