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Schools Offering English Programs in Nebraska

Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Nebraska receive English degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 371 english professionals graduate from Nebraska's 17 English schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a English 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. 51 students graduated with a degree in English from University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2010. University of Nebraska at Kearney charged in-state students $5,912 in tuition fees per year.

Union College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a English program. It is located in Lincoln. Students at Union College paid $18,150 per year in tuition fees.

Midland Lutheran College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a English program. It is located in Fremont. 1 students graduated with degree in English from Midland Lutheran College in 2010. The tuition rate at Midland Lutheran College was $23,664 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's English schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,213 per year, though tuition can range from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. In 2010, the following Nebraska English 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 English schools in Nebraska that charged the lowest tuition rates 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

An English degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska english professionals:

  1. Harrison County - 310 english professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 170 english professionals
  3. Arthur County - 70 english professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of english professionals is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,170 english professionals working in Nebraska then. Of these 2,170 english professionals, the government predicts that 1,080 will be creative writers, 340 will be technical writers, and 750 will be literacy teachers.


english professionals in Nebraska earn $46,140 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. English professional in Nebraska had varying salaries from $20,620 to $84,340 per year in 2010. English professionals in the following Nebraska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Harrison County - $53,620 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $40,710 per year
  3. Antelope County - $38,490 per year

The following counties in Nebraska have the lowest average salaries for english professional:

  1. Arthur County - $29,740 per year
  2. Antelope County - $38,490 per year
  3. Lancaster County - $40,710 per year

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

  1. Creative Writer - $51,170 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $50,050 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $37,200 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Technical Writer - $50,050 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $37,200 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 440 $37,200 33.3%
Technical Writers 260 $50,050 36.8%
Writers and Authors 220 $51,170 -18.5%

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