Graduate Schools in Nebraska | NE Graduate Programs

Have you thought about attending graduate school in Nebraska? In addition to the colleges and universities, Nebraska offers more miles of river than any other state. The Cornhusker state boasts 87 state parks and its terrain allows for lots of fishing and hunting.

Nebraska has a 2014 population estimate of 1,881,503, which is a 3% change from 2010. 28.5% of the state has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $51,672. Lincoln is the state’s capital and its largest city is Omaha, which is located on the Missouri River. The state is crossed by many historic trails, and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The California Gold Rush brought the first large numbers of non-indigenous settlers to the area.i

Manufacturing is a large part of Nebraska’s economy. Firms making electronic components, auto accessories, pharmaceuticals, and mobile homes have joined such older industries as clothing, farm machinery, chemicals, and transportation equipment.ii

Top 7 Occupations in Nebraska

Requiring a Post-Secondary Degree

Professions with the highest employment in Nebraska

Whether you need help deciding what degree to pursue, or just want to get a feel for
professions with the highest employment in Nebraska , the table below should be helpful.

  • Registered Nurses
    22,870
  • General and Operations Managers
    16,390
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    10,140
  • Accountants and Auditors
    8,340
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    7,900
  • Software Developers, Applications
    4,590
  • Business Operations Specialists, All Other
    4,370

These results were reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information see the OES May 2017 State Data Report.

If studying in Nebraska sounds like a good idea, check out the graduate programs below.

Discover Top Nebraska Cities for a Graduate Program

 PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor's degree or higher
Omahaiii408,958$48,052$77633.1%
Lincolniv258,379$49,113$71436.1%
Bellevuev50,137$59,164$83527.8%

 

i factmonster.com/us-states/nebraska.html

ii en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nebraska

iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3137000,00

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3137000,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3128000,00

vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3103950,00

 

 

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