Best Graduate Schools in Nebraska by Salary Potential

Nebraska has more than just corn. Find out where the highest-earning grad school alumni come from in the state. [Read More]

This year, PayScale's Salary Report features data on a handful of graduate programs in Nebraska. The goal of this report is to provide graduate school hopefuls in Nebraska with insight not only into the best academic choice, but a grad school that makes financial sense as well -- for the short and long term.

Among the top graduate schools in Nebraska is the master's program belongs to the home of the Cornhuskers, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With a student body enrollment of 5,069, UNL is the largest school on our list of the best graduate schools in Nebraska. In fact, it is the largest and oldest school in the entire state of Nebraska. The university is often praised for the inroads it's made in agricultural research. It is also recognized as the alma matter of celebrated writer Willa Cather, and the famous comedian and late night television host Johnny Carson.

More than 50 percent of graduates from all of Nebraska's schools think their jobs make the world a better place. Incidentally, the state insect of Nebraska is the honeybee, and Nebraska is the birthplace of Kool-Aid, the Reuben, the world's largest Woolly Mammoth fossil, and the 911 system that is now used for emergency communications nationwide. The state motto is, 'Equality before the law.'

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