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Economics Schools in Nebraska

151 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Economics is the 10th most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Nebraska

Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 128
Master’s Degree 20
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Nebraska, a economics major is more popular with men than with women.

Economics Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in Nebraska is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 56.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 30.5%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Economics Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Nebraska

5,280 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Economics Jobs in Nebraska

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $81,010, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Nebraska that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,390 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,200 a year.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,821 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Creighton. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,153 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,511. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,044 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 35% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $23,259.

#5

Hastings College

Hastings
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
998 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. The 6.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,422 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,279 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UNK will pay a net price of $16,603. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,722 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Economics Careers in NE

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 24% $51,290
Managers 11% $96,360
Economics Professors 9% $96,080
Economists 0% $73,530

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