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2020 Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in Nebraska

8 Bachelor's Degrees

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Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in NebraskaIn 2018-2019, 8 bachelor's degrees were awarded to area studies students who went to a Nebraska college or university. This makes it the #125 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 5,042 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in Nebraska ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in area studies.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Area Studies Majors After Graduation

The average area studies major who graduates from a school in Nebraska earns about $0 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 100% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in area studies is $32,162. That's about 100% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Nebraska.

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2020 Highest Paid Area Studies Grads in Nebraska

The following colleges produce the highest paid area studies graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Area Studies Graduates in Nebraska


Creighton University

Omaha, NE

Our rankings recognize Creighton University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Omaha, Creighton is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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University of Nebraska - Lincoln comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UNL is a very large public school located in the city of Lincoln.

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University of Nebraska at Omaha earned the #3 spot in our 2020 rankings. Located in the city of Omaha, UNOMAHA is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Best Area Studies Colleges in the The Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Area Studies Schools in the The Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 111
Minnesota 210 85
Iowa 193 46
Kansas 175 25
South Dakota 142 2
North Dakota 141 4

One of 1 majors within the Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies area of study, Area Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Area Studies

Related Major Annual Graduates
Ethnic Studies 23

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Karl Udo Gerth.

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