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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Nebraska

There are three Nebraska schools offering nurse practitioner programs. In 2010, 117 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska nurse practitioner schools. 65 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 45 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 98 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in Nebraska per year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates, 45 with a bachelor's level degree, 65 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Three nurse practitioner schools are in this midwestern state. And out of these, three schools are private. Private nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $11,986 to $30,578.

Average tuition for nurse practitioner programs is $26,663. While the lowest tuition in Nebraska is at Clarkson College, the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $30,578 per year, is at Creighton University.

Nebraska schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for nurse practitioner students.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 98 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in Nebraska per year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates, 45 with a bachelor's level degree, 65 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 52
  • Bachelor 2008: 37
  • Bachelor 2009: 37
  • Bachelor 2010: 45
  • Master 2006: 43
  • Master 2007: 53
  • Master 2008: 39
  • Master 2009: 27
  • Master 2010: 65
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Nebraska

Nebraska schools offer a total of 11 programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, close to 45.5% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24920
  • 25th Percentile: 28100
  • Median: 35630
  • 75th Percentile: 61660
  • 90th Percentile: 104940

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41360
  • Median Salary 2007: 42660
  • Median Salary 2008: 43490
  • Median Salary 2009: 36400
  • Median Salary 2010: 35630
  • Total Employed 2006: 175
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Nebraska vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Nebraska vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.449% (250)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Nebraska

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1. Clarkson College

101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68131-2739
(402) 552-3100

Clarkson College offers three programs in advanced nursing. Of those, this school offers one nurse practitioner certificate to students and two nurse practitioner degrees at the master's level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering advanced nursing.

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2. Creighton University

2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2700

Creighton University, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. This university offers five programs in advanced nursing. More specifically, students are offered two nurse practitioner certificates by Creighton, two master's level degrees in advanced nursing, and one degree at the doctorate level in advanced nursing. Overall, 7,662 students pursue degrees in 116 programs at Creighton. It is the oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering nurse practitioner programs.

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3. Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Nebraska Wesleyan University, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE. It offers three nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, it offers students one nurse practitioner certificate, one degree at the bachelor's level in advanced nursing, and one degree at the master's level in advanced nursing. Overall, 2,138 students pursue degrees in 62 Nebraska Wesleyan University programs. This liberal arts college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Nebraska.