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Nebraska Schools

Nebraska state has 52 colleges and universities for students, such as yourself, to choose from. The largest school, by student population, in Nebraska is University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which is located in Lincoln, and had 24,100 students in 2010. Located in the city of Omaha, Metropolitan Community College Area is the second largest school in Nebraska. It had 17,003 students in 2010.

Popular Courses of Study in Nebraska

Along with choosing a college from among Nebraska's 52 schools, you will also have to choose a course of study from one of the 1,851 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. If you choose to study business, nursing or healthcare, you will be studying one of the most popular subjects in Nebraska for undergraduates. In 2010, 23% of the 77,714 students that graduated from Nebraska state schools, graduated with credentials in business. Another 7% graduated in nursing. And 7% graduated with credentials in healthcare. The remaining 62% of Nebraska graduates studied subjects such as nutrition, allied health or risk management.

Student Demographics in Nebraska

If you decide to study at a Nebraska school, you will be joining the 139,927 other students currently studying in Nebraska colleges. Around 84% of Nebraska students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Of Nebraska's undergraduate students, 69% are full-time students and 31% are part-time students.

Nebraska has a relatively diverse student population. In 2009, 21% of undergraduate students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority background. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Nebraska colleges and universities is 8 to 10. And approximately 68% of undergraduate students are under 24 years of age.

Faculty Demographics in Nebraska

Just as the student population at Nebraska schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at Nebraska schools is also relatively diverse. There were 23,141 faculty members employed by Nebraska colleges and universities in 2009. Approximately 38% of these faculty self-identified as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Around 55% of the Nebraska's faculty population consisted of female faculty.

Cost of Education in Nebraska

The average cost for an undergraduate education in Nebraska is less than the national average. In Nebraska, taking into account tuition, living expenses and financial aid, the average cost of an undergraduate education was $11,051 per year for the 2009 school year. The national average was $12,301. However, this number can be deceptive. There is a great deal of variation in costs between different colleges in Nebraska. If you attend Creighton University, the state’s most expensive school, an undergraduate education will cost you in the ball park of $29,544 per year. But if you instead enroll at Western Nebraska Community College, Nebraska's least expensive school, your will only have to pay around $1,944 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

On average, 77,714 students graduate from degree and certificate programs in Nebraska each year. In 2009, approximately 1 out of 2 students who started college in Nebraska graduated. And 7 out of 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree actually returned to do their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Nebraska school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 67% chance that you will return to school the following year and 40% chance that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1University of Nebraska-LincolnUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Address:
    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Metropolitan Community College AreaMetropolitan Community College Area

    Address:
    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3University of Nebraska at OmahaUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha

    Address:
    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Southeast Community College AreaSoutheast Community College Area

    Address:
    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Bellevue UniversityBellevue University

    Address:
    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  6. 6Creighton University

    Address:
    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  7. 7Central Community CollegeCentral Community College

    Address:
    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  8. 8University of Nebraska at Kearney

    Address:
    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  9. 9Northeast Community CollegeNortheast Community College

    Address:
    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  10. 10Wayne State CollegeWayne State College

    Address:
    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  11. 11University of Nebraska Medical CenterUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center

    Address:
    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  12. 12Mid-Plains Community CollegeMid-Plains Community College

    Address:
    1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  13. 13Chadron State College

    Address:
    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  14. 14Peru State College

    Address:
    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  15. 15Western Nebraska Community CollegeWestern Nebraska Community College

    Address:
    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  16. 16Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityNebraska Wesleyan University

    Address:
    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  17. 17Concordia UniversityConcordia University

    Address:
    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  18. 18Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and MasterDoane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    Address:
    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  19. 19Hastings College

    Address:
    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  20. 20College of Saint MaryCollege of Saint Mary

    Address:
    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  21. 21Kaplan University-Omaha CampusKaplan University-Omaha Campus

    Address:
    5425 N. 103rd St., Omaha, Nebraska 68134-1002

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  22. 22Doane CollegeDoane College

    Address:
    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  23. 23Clarkson CollegeClarkson College

    Address:
    101 S 42nd St, Omaha, Nebraska 68131-2739

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  24. 24Union CollegeUnion College

    Address:
    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  25. 25Vatterott College-Spring Valley CampusVatterott College-Spring Valley Campus

    Address:
    11818 I Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  26. 26Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus

    Address:
    11818 I Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  27. 27Midland Lutheran UniversityMidland Lutheran University

    Address:
    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  28. 28Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied HealthNebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

    Address:
    720 North 87th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68114-2852

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  29. 29Kaplan University-Lincoln CampusKaplan University-Lincoln Campus

    Address:
    1821 K St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2826

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  30. 30ITT Technical Institute-OmahaITT Technical Institute-Omaha

    Address:
    9814 M St, Omaha, Nebraska 68127-9812

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  31. 31BryanLGH College of Health SciencesBryanLGH College of Health Sciences

    Address:
    5035 Everett, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506-1299

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  32. 32Grace UniversityGrace University

    Address:
    1311 S 9th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68108-3629

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  33. 33York CollegeYork College

    Address:
    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  34. 34Nebraska College of Technical AgricultureNebraska College of Technical Agriculture

    Address:
    404 East 7th, Curtis, Nebraska 69025-9552

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  35. 35Josephs College of Beauty-LincolnJosephs College of Beauty-Lincoln

    Address:
    5801 O Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2226

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

  36. 36Xenon International Academy II IncXenon International Academy II Inc

    Address:
    8516 Park Drive, Omaha, Nebraska 68127-3622

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  37. 37College of Hair DesignCollege of Hair Design

    Address:
    304 S Eleventh St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2199

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Other degree

  38. 38Little Priest Tribal CollegeLittle Priest Tribal College

    Address:
    610 College Drive, Winnebago, Nebraska 68071-0270

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  39. 39Nebraska Indian Community CollegeNebraska Indian Community College

    Address:
    1 College Hill, Macy, Nebraska 68039-0428

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree

  40. 40The Creative CenterThe Creative Center

    Address:
    10850 Emmet St, Omaha, Nebraska 68164

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  41. 41Nebraska Christian CollegeNebraska Christian College

    Address:
    12550 S. 114th St., Papillion, Nebraska 68046

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  42. 42Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics

    Address:
    10803 John Galt Blvd., Omaha, Nebraska 68137

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  43. 43Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing UniversityOmaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

    Address:
    9748 Park Dr, Omaha, Nebraska 68127

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  44. 44College of Hair Design-East CampusCollege of Hair Design-East Campus

    Address:
    9000 Andermatt Dr, Lincoln, Nebraska 68526

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  45. 45Universal College of Healing ArtsUniversal College of Healing Arts

    Address:
    8702 North 30th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68112-1810

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  46. 46La'James International CollegeLa'James International College

    Address:
    1660 N Grant, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  47. 47Fullen School of Hair DesignFullen School of Hair Design

    Address:
    1909 Broadway, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  48. 48Summit Christian CollegeSummit Christian College

    Address:
    2025 21st Street, Gering, Nebraska 69341

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  49. 49Myotherapy InstituteMyotherapy Institute

    Address:
    6020 S 58th St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68516

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  50. 50Alegent Health School of Radiologic TechnologyAlegent Health School of Radiologic Technology

    Address:
    7500 Mercy Road, Omaha, Nebraska 68124

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  51. 51Mary Lanning Memorial HealthCare School of Radiologic TechnologyMary Lanning Memorial HealthCare School of Radiologic Technology

    Address:
    715 N Saint Joseph, Hastings, Nebraska 68901-4451

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  52. 52Regional West Medical Center School of Radiologic TechnologyRegional West Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology

    Address:
    3700 Ave D, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

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