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Fortunately for you, Scottsbluff, NE offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Scottsbluff College and University Demographics

Scottsbluff's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 45 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies to english language and literature, general to emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic).

Scottsbluff's top-ranked school is Fullen School of Hair Design. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 69th. Approximately 40 students are currently enrolled at Fullen School of Hair Design. The most popular course of study at Fullen School of Hair Design is Beauty.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Scottsbluff schools is $680 per year. The Scottsbluff school charging the highest tuition rates is Western Nebraska Community College, which charges students $2,040 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Scottsbluff is at Western Nebraska Community College, which charges students $2,040 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

Scottsbluff college students received $5,313,048 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $5,122,173 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Scottsbluff was Western Nebraska Community College, which gave students $3,000,762 in institutional financial aid.

Scottsbluff Student Demographics

In 2010, 2,353 students were enrolled in Scottsbluff schools, which was 2% of the total college students in Nebraska. With 2,304 students, Western Nebraska Community College had the highest total student enrollment in Scottsbluff. On the other hand, with only 9 students, Regional West Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Scottsbluff schools, 70 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Scottsbluff schools is approximately 53%. The Scottsbluff college with the highest graduation rate is Fullen School of Hair Design, which has a graduation rate of 83%. The Scottsbluff college with the lowest graduation rate is Western Nebraska Community College, which has a graduation rate of 23%.

Diversity

Approximately 55% of students enrolled in Scottsbluff schools are female. The ratio of Scottsbluff students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 63 to 100. In 2009, 17% of Scottsbluff college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Fullen School of Hair Design, with 25% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Scottsbluff.

Scottsbluff Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,212 faculty employed by Scottsbluff colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 59% were female and 39% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for Scottsbluff schools was 1 to 8 in 2009. Xenon International Academy II Inc had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Scottsbluff, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,570 $22,240 $25,000
2
Office Clerks, General 1,880 $21,900 $28,240
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,640 $22,650 $25,140
4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,580 $27,780 $35,340
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,560 $24,750 $32,000
6
Registered Nurses 1,540 $55,690 $67,720
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,400 $42,250 $54,330
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 860 $36,900 $39,890
9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 820 $36,990 $41,360
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 590 $39,180 $50,770
11
General and Operations Managers 570 $84,840 $113,100
12
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 550 $20,010 $24,180
13
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 500 $31,120 $38,200
14
Loan Officers 500 $59,020 $65,900
15
Accountants and Auditors 420 $54,530 $68,960
16
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 420 $32,640 $45,860
17
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 400 $39,440 $55,620
18
Legislators 400 $21,180 $38,470
19
Carpenters 370 $27,840 $43,890
20
Cooks, Restaurant 350 $17,880 $23,260
21
Construction Laborers 340 $22,820 $33,590
22
Electricians 300 $39,030 $51,810
23
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 300 $51,450 $57,510
24
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 280 $40,240 $51,550
25
Medical Assistants 270 $24,940 $29,760
26
Billing and Posting Clerks 270 $27,810 $33,270
27
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 260 $46,820 $62,260
28
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 240 $22,500 $26,510
29
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 240 $47,130 $54,880
30
Medical Secretaries 240 $27,310 $31,820
31
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 230 $38,590 $44,860
32
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 220 $76,020 $89,990
33
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 210 $39,880 $55,220
34
Pharmacy Technicians 210 $26,220 $29,330
35
Lawyers 210 $90,450 $129,440
36
Medical and Health Services Managers 200 $75,860 $93,670
37
Social and Human Service Assistants 200 $22,860 $30,100
38
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 190 $34,820 $42,250
39
Dental Assistants 180 $25,890 $34,140
40
Coaches and Scouts 170 $21,710 $35,950
41
Bakers 150 $22,620 $25,350
42
Dental Hygienists 140 $62,430 $68,680
43
Home Health Aides 140 $19,440 $21,760
44
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $33,830 $43,850
45
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 120 $33,230 $35,010
46
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 120 $46,100 $55,970
47
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 120 $34,190 $38,190
48
Advertising Sales Agents 110 $35,480 $55,020
49
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 110 $32,770 $37,070
50
Financial Managers 110 $92,240 $116,970