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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Nebraska

Around 0.0% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from hospitality degree programs every year. That means an estimated 17 hospitality professionals graduate from Nebraska's 2 hospitality schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a hospitality program. It is located in Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated 16 students from its hospitality program. University of Nebraska-Lincoln charged in-state students $7,224 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a hospitality program is Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. 1 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus in 2010. Students at Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus paid $15,372 per year in tuition fees.


Hospitality schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $11,298 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,372 per year, or as little as $7,224 per year. In 2010, the hospitality schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus - located in Lincoln, students are charged $15,372 per year
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nebraska hospitality schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year
  2. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus - located in Lincoln, students are charged $15,372 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs hospitality graduates in Nebraska pursue include restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Nebraska, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 14,230 Nebraska hospitality professional as of 2010. This number includes 180 hotel managers, 720 restaurant managers, and 410 sous chefs. The Nebraska counties with the largest populations of hospitality professional are:

  1. Harrison County - 6,300 hospitality professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 2,730 hospitality professionals
  3. Adams County - 1,770 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of hospitality professionals in the state of Nebraska will grow to 17,450. This would require a 6% growth in the field.


hospitality professionals in Nebraska make an average of $30,283 per year. However, this number is only an average. Hospitality professional in Nebraska had varying salaries from $15,290 to $71,050 per year in 2010. Hospitality professionals in the following Nebraska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Harrison County - $33,411 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $30,091 per year
  3. Arthur County - $26,840 per year

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

  1. Butler County - $17,903 per year
  2. Antelope County - $24,168 per year
  3. Adams County - $25,910 per year

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

  1. Restaurant Manager - $50,210 per year
  2. Hotel Manager - $43,700 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $37,560 per year

The hospitality professionals with lowest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $20,100 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $17,930 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in hospitality in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary, 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 Hospitality in Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Cooks, Restaurant 4,440 $20,910 -12.9%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3,660 $21,570 -2.1%
Cooks, Fast Food 3,390 $17,930 -30.8%
Cooks, Short Order 1,430 $20,100 -27.0%
Food Service Managers 720 $50,210 -47.8%
Chefs and Head Cooks 410 $37,560 -36.9%
Lodging Managers 180 $43,700 -10.0%

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