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# Nebraska Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Nebraska is ranked #39 in the country with 4,665 degrees handed out in 2021. Nebraska colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $14,556 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,979 per year.

An estimated 62% of college students in Nebraska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,552 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Nebraska

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There are 5,974 students at Central Community College in total, 1,761 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

27% of Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,343 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Community College is $31,468.

There are 3,234 full-time undergraduates at Southeast Community College, and 9,328 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

79% of Southeast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,738 a year. Southeast Community College has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southeast Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,005 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 13,244 students at MCC in total, 4,603 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

16% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,059 a year. MCC has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,170 during the early-career years.

There are 1,913 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, and 5,105 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,259 a year. Northeast has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,819 during the early-career years.

There are 756 full-time undergraduates at Mid-Plains Community College, and 2,075 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Mid-Plains Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,261 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mid-Plains Community College is $29,471.

There are 160 full-time undergraduates at Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics, and 160 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is 97%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,691 a year. Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is $26,982.

There are 152 full-time undergraduates at Xenon International School of hair Design, and 152 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

81% of Xenon International School of hair Design students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,003 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,949 during the early-career years.

There are 1,169 students at Clarkson College in total, 616 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 337 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 8% of accepted students are men, and 92% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at Clarkson College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,963 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,436 during the early-career years.

There are 711 full-time undergraduates at WNCC, and 1,625 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,249 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,814 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 3,699, of which 968 students are undergraduates and of those, 781 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $60,172 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is 1,212, of which 814 students are undergraduates and of those, 496 are full-time. It takes the average Nebraska Methodist College undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 6% are men and 94% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Nebraska Methodist College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,432 a year. Nebraska Methodist College has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nebraska Methodist College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $55,182 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,458 undergraduates at Creighton, of which 4,330 are full-time, and there are 8,770 students altogether. Creighton has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at Creighton take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,449 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $55,076 during the early-career years.

The total student population at College of Hair Design-East Campus is 51, which includes 51 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 66% of students at College of Hair Design-East Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,891 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from College of Hair Design-East Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,110 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 25,108 students at UNL in total, 20,286 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,949 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNL is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,598 a year. UNL has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNL is $42,952.

There are 9,665 undergraduates at Bellevue University, of which 6,302 are full-time, and there are 13,059 students altogether. It takes the average Bellevue University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 48% of students at Bellevue University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,619 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bellevue University is $47,484.

There are 131 students at Joseph’s College Cosmetology in total, 131 are full-time undergraduates. Joseph’s College Cosmetology has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 96% of students at Joseph’s College Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,953 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,024 during the early-career years.

There are 4,385 undergraduates at UNK, of which 3,795 are full-time, and there are 6,225 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,818 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,041 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 43 students at College of Hair Design-Downtown in total, 43 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

69% of College of Hair Design-Downtown students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,628 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from College of Hair Design-Downtown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,110 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Wayne State College is 4,202, of which 3,440 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,822 are full-time. It takes the average WSC undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,327 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WSC is $36,616.

There are 12,768 undergraduates at UNOMAHA, of which 10,362 are full-time, and there are 15,892 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNOMAHA is 4.7 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

37% of UNOMAHA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,574 a year. UNOMAHA has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNOMAHA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,984 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 661 undergraduates at Bryan College of Health Sciences, of which 366 are full-time, and there are 778 students altogether. For undergraduates at Bryan College of Health Sciences, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

69% of Bryan College of Health Sciences students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,863 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bryan College of Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $58,880 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 680 undergraduates at Saint Mary, of which 659 are full-time, and there are 1,024 students altogether. For undergraduates at Saint Mary, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 38% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,873 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,387 during the early-career years.

There are 38 students at Wisconsin Academy in total, 38 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

72% of Wisconsin Academy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,423 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,186 during the early-career years.

There are 757 students at Union College in total, 669 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 586 are full-time. For undergraduates at Union College, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 88% of students at Union College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,656 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,822 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Universal College of Healing Arts is 29, which includes 29 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Universal College of Healing Arts. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,063 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

## Other Nebraska Trade Schools

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Nebraska Wesleyan University | 9 |

27 | Doane University | 8 |

27 | Myotherapy Institute | 8 |

29 | CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology | 7 |

30 | Midland University | 4 |

31 | Nebraska Indian Community College | 2 |

32 | Hastings College | 0 |

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