Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 42,081. Approximately 24,100 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
Of the 1 marketing schools in Lincoln, the largest marketing school, by student population, is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 109 students with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 118 students graduated with a marketing degree in Lincoln. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,395 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lincoln marketing schools was an average of $29,435 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a marketing program in Lincoln. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,260 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based marketing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
Many marketing graduates choose to work as marketing professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,120 marketing professionals in Nebraska. Of these marketing professionals, 250 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of marketing professionals in Lincoln will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.