There are schools offering RN programs in Nebraska!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Nebraska
The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a RN program is Union College, which is located in Lincoln. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in RN from Union College in 2010. The tuition rate at Union College was $18,150 per year.
Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Midland Lutheran College RN program. Tuition at Midland Lutheran College was $23,664 per year.
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, which is located in Lincoln, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 69 students graduated from BryanLGH College of Health Sciences RN program. BryanLGH College of Health Sciences charged in-state students $11,395 in tuition fees per year.
If you choose to attend a Nebraska RN school, average tuition will be $11,164 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,040 per year to $30,578 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nebraska RN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
- Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
- College of Saint Mary - located in Omaha, students are charged $23,134 per year
The RN schools in Nebraska that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
- Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
- Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year
A RN degree from a Nebraska school... what next?
Most people who graduate from RN school in Nebraska go on to work as a registered nurse. 18,780 registered nurses were working in Nebraska in 2010. The Nebraska counties with the largest populations of registered nurses are:
- Harrison County - 9,780 registered nurses
- Lancaster County - 3,600 registered nurses
- Adams County - 2,370 registered nurses
The government projects that by 2018, the number of registered nurses in the state of Nebraska will grow to 26,320. This would require a 24% growth in the profession.
On average, a registered nurse earns a salary of $56,480 per year in Nebraska state. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $38,150 per year or as much as more than $73,840 per year in Nebraska. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:
- Harrison County - $58,460 per year
- Lancaster County - $56,070 per year
- Arthur County - $55,690 per year
The following counties in Nebraska have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Adams County - $52,890 per year
- Butler County - $52,940 per year
- Antelope County - $53,210 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Nebraska
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Nebraska
- Master's Degree in Nursing in Nebraska
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