Sociology Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 11 accredited sociology schools where sociology faculty who teach sociology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Nebraska, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Sociology
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


  1. Bellevue University

    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

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  2. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  3. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  4. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  5. University of Nebraska at Kearney

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

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  6. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  7. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  8. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  9. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  10. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  11. Western Nebraska Community College

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

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Sociology Employment

Nebraska 100
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Nebraska

110 100 100 110 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a shrinking field in Nebraska. In Nebraska, 10 less sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$50,740 $57,640 $59,500 $59,540 $62,300
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of sociology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sociology professionals are increasing. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $50,740 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Nebraska

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This represents a 19% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Nebraska state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Nebraska, sociology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited sociology schools in Nebraska is increasing. In 2006, 144 students graduated from sociology courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 173 students graduated.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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