Nebraska College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, forty-seven colleges are active for serving college programs in Nebraska. By school types, there are nineteen public schools and twenty-eight private schools. By school levels, twenty-eight 4-years (or high) schools, nineteen 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the forty-seven Nebraska schools, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranked first and Creighton University ranked second (view more at Nebraska college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Nebraska colleges is $14,291 for Nebraska residents and $16,883 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.33% and the average SAT score is 1,094. The average number of students is 2,832 and the average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Nebraska colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Nebraska Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Nebraska ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,692$19,5131,24078.00%25,82066%18 to 1
Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,018$18,5281,26074.00%8,91081%11 to 1
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,854$5,1861,15568.00%2,09565%10 to 1
Concordia University-Nebraska
Seward, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,900$8,6501,20478.00%2,42464%14 to 1
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,718$16,37497183.00%15,43150%15 to 1
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,320$14,7921,07985.00%6,32756%13 to 1
Midland University
Fremont, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,528$15,8741,03549.00%1,87340%16 to 1
Doane University
Crete, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,800$7,663-71.00%1,00854%11 to 1
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,370$17,124-49.00%1,16857%10 to 1
Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies
Lincoln, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,370$7,318--1,609-14 to 1
Wayne State College
Wayne, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,008$9,597--3,63351%20 to 1
Chadron State College
Chadron, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,188$9,654--2,44845%17 to 1
Peru State College
Peru, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,764$9,120--2,11434%19 to 1
Bellevue University
Bellevue, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,851$11,385--9,62124%27 to 1
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,111$26,961--3,972-2 to 1
Northeast Community College
Norfolk, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$4,395---5,01651%16 to 1
La'James International College
Fremont, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$19,313---830%6 to 1
University of Nebraska-Central Administration System Office
Lincoln, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Bryan College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,216$24,823-72.00%71656%9 to 1
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$3,000---1,82530%13 to 1
College of Hair Design-Downtown
Lincoln, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$19,530---12359%9 to 1
Xenon International Academy-Omaha
Omaha, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$17,500---19173%20 to 1
Myotherapy Institute
Lincoln, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$16,750---1153%20 to 1
Joseph's College Cosmetology
Lincoln, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$17,100---16363%8 to 1
College of Hair Design-East Campus
Lincoln, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$18,450---3763%12 to 1
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
Omaha, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,659$12,438-97.00%1,10269%13 to 1
Purdue University Global-Omaha
Omaha, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--332-20 to 1
Southeast Community College Area
Lincoln, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$3,168---9,24033%12 to 1
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$5,483---33543%15 to 1
Central Community College
Grand Island, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$4,590---6,35435%14 to 1
York College
York, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,810$5,10096057.00%44047%11 to 1
The Creative Center
Omaha, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,755--96.00%3977%9 to 1
Hastings College
Hastings, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,770$12,0201,05567.00%1,08059%12 to 1
Universal College of Healing Arts
Omaha, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$11,326---35100%12 to 1
National American University-Bellevue
Bellevue, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---68-3 to 1
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$4,680---14,91319%14 to 1
Nebraska Christian College of Hope International University
Papillion, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,000-1,02039.00%13440%13 to 1
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$4,080---20025%5 to 1
Summit Christian College
Gering, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,220--100.00%2767%7 to 1
Union College
Lincoln, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,340$31,4401,05593.00%80746%9 to 1
Clarkson College
Omaha, NE
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,968$11,808-46.00%1,16238%18 to 1
Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics
Omaha, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$17,095---10776%12 to 1
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$5,140---13012%10 to 1
CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology
Omaha, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$6,075---15-6 to 1
Purdue University Global-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--288-20 to 1
Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Private, 2-4 years
$18,700---5183%15 to 1
Mid-Plains Community College
North Platte, NE
Public, 2-4 years
$4,230---2,21641%11 to 1
Average$16,883$13,5431,09472.33%2,83252%13 to 1