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Universities & Colleges in Nebraska

University City
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln
Creighton University Omaha
Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln
Concordia University Seward
Hastings College Hastings
Doane College Crete
University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney
Union College Lincoln
Grace University Omaha
York College York
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences Lincoln
Clarkson College Omaha
Midland Lutheran College Fremont
University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha
College of Saint Mary Omaha
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Omaha
Nebraska Christian College Papillion
Kaplan University-Omaha Campus Omaha
Summit Christian College Gering
University of Phoenix-Omaha Campus Omaha
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Lincoln
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha
Peru State College Peru
Wayne State College Wayne
Bellevue University Bellevue
Chadron State College Chadron
Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master Lincoln
The Creative Center Omaha

Nebraska

Nebraska is located in the Midwestern United States with Lincoln as its capital and Omaha as the largest city.

Population

As per the statistics of 2011, Nebraska has an estimated population of ~1.8 million with ~24 persons per square mile. German is the largest ancestry groups in this state.

Climate

The state has a wide seasonal variation in terms of temperature as well as precipitation patterns. Nebraska has hot summers and cold winters with average annual precipitation of 800mm in the east to 350mm in the west.

Higher Education in Nebraska

There are ~15 public and 24 private institutions that form the Nebraska higher education system. Some of the top institutions include Bellevue University, Chardron State College, Peru State College and Wayne State College. Biological science, Business management, architectural engineering and administration studies are gaining more and more attention in regards to its huge job prospects in future.

One of the most popular institutes in the nation is the University of Nebraska, which has its specializations in Business management and marketing, engineering and related services. The report by U.S. News and World rated University of Nebraska as a 'more selective' university. It has a capacity of ~25,000 students comprising both the undergraduates and postgraduates.

During 2011, according to the IIE reports, ~4190 international students got admission to various universities in Nebraska.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee in Nebraska can vary from as much as ~$15,000 to ~$30,000 comprising room & board on campus, books & supplies and other miscellaneous campus expenses.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is less in Nebraska than the US national average. This fact is true even in its biggest cities like Omaha. Compared to the rest of the United Nation Nebraska's living cost is 10.30% lower than National average with a median cost of ~$128,100.

Economy

This state is home to five Fortune 500 companies namely, Union Pacific, Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods, Mutual of Omaha Insurance and Peter Kiewit Sons. The top five sectors that contribute to the economy of Nebraska are:
  • biosciences,
  • financial services,
  • precision metals manufacturing,
  • renewable energy and
  • transportation, warehousing and distribution logistics

    Financial Aid

    International Student Exchange & study abroad Resource center, International students Loan Center, Nebraska Educational Saving Plan Trust are some of such areas from where one can avail information about financial aids. Apart from the above, there are also merit scholarships in different courses offered by a handful of Institutions. Also, there is 'Cash Course', which helps the students to work and earn their living by own. This also helps the students to gain an outlook towards a professional life. Average earning from on-campus employment is around ~$2,400.

    Average Salary

    Nebraska is the 33rd richest state of United States. The average per capita income is around $19,613. Steele city in Nebraska has an average per capita income of ~$36,200 where as in Rockville the amount is pretty less as much as ~$15700. Median household income in the nation is ~$49,300 as per 2010 estimates.

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