Liberal Arts Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 24 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Nebraska, and the future trends in liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Bellevue University

    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

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  2. Central Community College

    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

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  3. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  4. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  5. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  6. Grace University

    1311 S 9th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68108-3629

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  7. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  8. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  9. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

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  10. Mid-Plains Community College

    1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

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  11. Nebraska Christian College

    12550 S. 114th St., Papillion, Nebraska 68046

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  12. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  13. Nebraska Indian Community College

    1 College Hill, Macy, Nebraska 68039-0428

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  14. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  15. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  16. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  17. Peru State College

    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

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  18. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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  19. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

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  20. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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  21. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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  22. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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  23. Little Priest Tribal College

    610 College Drive, Winnebago, Nebraska 68071-0270

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  24. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Nebraska 330
National 69,880

Approximately 0% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Nebraska

780 360 390 330 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, liberal arts is a shrinking field. In Nebraska, 450 less liberal arts professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has shrunk by 58% in Nebraska. This decline is faster than the change in the number of liberal arts professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$45,840 $50,640 $53,420 $57,100 $58,220
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries earned by liberal arts professionals are increasing. Liberal arts professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,840 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,220 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$31,350
25th percentile
$41,040
50th percentile
$54,870
75th percentile
$72,240
90th percentile
$88,930

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 184% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Nebraska

English
$46,140
Liberal Arts
$58,220
Math
$66,653
Music
$20,070

Liberal arts professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska

associate
14
bachelor
17
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total38

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited liberal arts schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 940 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,062 graduates from liberal arts courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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