Nebraska Colleges List

The best college in Nebraska according to the University Review rankings is the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) at 81st place in the US colleges ranking list and in the 326 to 346 range in the world, it is rated as the 280th best in the US by Forbes and the joint 99th best by the USNews.

List of Nebraska Colleges

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Bellevue University1000 Galvin Road S, Bellevue, NE 68005Private6828$7,950$7,9501966
Bryan College of Health Sciences5035 Everett St, Lincoln, NE 68506Private1997
Chadron State College1000 Main Street, Chadron, NE 69337Public3000$5,600$5,6301911
Clarkson College101 S. 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68131-2739Private12001888
College of Saint Mary7000 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68106Private735$27,984$27,98455%1923
Concordia University - Nebraska800 N. Columbia Avenue, Seward, NE 68434Private1508$25,950$25,95072%1894
Creighton University2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178Private4076$35,360$35,36077%1878
Doane College1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, NE 68333Private1113$27,200$27,20072%1872
Grace University1311 S. Ninth Street, Omaha, NE 68108-3629Private481$18,256$18,2561943
Hastings College710 N. Turner Avenue, Hastings, NE 68901-7621Private1118$26,280$26,28074%1882
Midland University900 N. Clarkson Street, Fremont, NE 68025Private1100$27,146$27,14698%1883
Nebraska Christian College12550 S 114th St, Papillion, NE 68046Private1151945
Nebraska Methodist College720 N. 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114Private742$17,884$17,8841891
Nebraska Wesleyan University5000 St. Paul Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504-2794Private1927$28,500$28,50077%1887
Peru State College600 Hoyt St, Peru, NE 68421Public2158$6,188$6,18853%1867
Saint Gregory the Great Seminary800 Fletcher Rd, Seward, NE 68434Private1887
Union College3800 S. 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68506Private821$21,080$21,08052%1891
University of Nebraska System
University of Nebraska at Kearney905 W. 25th Street, Kearney, NE 68849Public5502$6,584$12,74285%1903
University of Nebraska - Lincoln14th and R Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588Public19376$8,060$21,38864%1869
University of Nebraska Medical Center984230 Nebraska Medical, Omaha, NE 68198-4230Public8351880
University of Nebraska Omaha6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182Public12335$6,750$18,07071%1908
Wayne State College1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787Public2991$5,604$9,804100%1909
York College1125 E. Eighth Street, York, NE 68467Private459$16,080$16,08049%1890

The largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the University of Nebraska at Lincoln (19,376 students) and at Omaha (12,335 students), with the largest private university being the Bellevue University (6,828 students). The smallest establishments include York College (459 students) and Grace University (481 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the lowest tuition fees are offered by Chadron State College (In-state tuition: $5,600; Out of state fees: $5,630) and Wayne State College (In-state: $5,604; Out of state: $9,804).

The highest priced public college in the state of Nebraska is the University of Nebraska – Lincoln ($8,060 In-state tuition fees and $21,388 Out of state fees).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments in the list of Nebraska colleges are Bellevue University ($7,950), York College ($16,080), and Nebraska Methodist College ($17,884), whilst the most expensive universities in the state are Creighton University ($35,360) and the Nebraska Wesleyan University ($28,500).

The most selective institutions are York College (49% acceptance rate) and Union College (52%). The oldest college in Nebraska is Peru State College, established in 1865/67.

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