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17 Colleges
2,256 Yearly Graduations
$62,502 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,141 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Nebraska is ranked #36 in the country with 2,256 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $15,625 per year to get their degree at a college in Nebraska, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,038 per year.

An estimated 58% of college students in Nebraska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,535 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
461 Yearly Degrees
$11,641 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 869 undergraduates at UNMC, of which 707 are full-time, and there are 3,972 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

UNMC has a 0.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $59,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$41,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Creighton University is 8,910, of which 4,446 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,291 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Creighton. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,247 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Creighton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
276 Yearly Degrees
$13,968 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clarkson College is 1,162, of which 651 students are undergraduates and of those, 356 are full-time. It takes the average Clarkson College undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 15% of accepted students are men, and 85% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at Clarkson College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,946 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Clarkson College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
221 Yearly Degrees
$15,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is 1,102, of which 775 students are undergraduates and of those, 419 are full-time. It takes the average Nebraska Methodist College undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

74% of Nebraska Methodist College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,649 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nebraska Methodist College is $47,100.

#5

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
153 Yearly Degrees
$2,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,240 students at Southeast Community College in total, 3,826 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 76% of students at Southeast Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,060 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Community College is $31,000.

Public Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$3,105 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,263 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 14,913 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

18% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,325 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $27,500.

#7

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
130 Yearly Degrees
$16,898 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 716 students at Bryan College of Health Sciences in total, 604 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 358 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

81% of Bryan College of Health Sciences students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,542 a year. Bryan College of Health Sciences has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bryan College of Health Sciences is $47,800.

#8

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees
$3,150 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,864 full-time undergraduates at Central Community College, and 6,354 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

34% of Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,094 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
93 Yearly Degrees
$35,564 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,851 undergraduates at NWU, of which 1,676 are full-time, and there are 2,095 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at NWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,473 a year. NWU has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,300 during the early-career years.

#10

Northeast Community College

Norfolk, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$3,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,016 students at Northeast in total, 2,094 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,800 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#11

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
77 Yearly Degrees
$20,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 861 undergraduates at Saint Mary, of which 794 are full-time, and there are 1,168 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Mary is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%.

Roughly 50% of students at Saint Mary take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,829 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Mary is $38,200.

#12

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$2,916 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Nebraska Community College is 1,825, which includes 765 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

19% of WNCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,365 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,500 during the early-career years.

#13

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,216 students at Mid-Plains Community College in total, 765 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Mid-Plains Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,008 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mid-Plains Community College is $26,100.

#14

Union College Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees
$24,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 720 undergraduates at Union College, of which 672 are full-time, and there are 807 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Union College is 4.6 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

88% of Union College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,143 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Union College is $34,000.

#15

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$34,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,721 undergraduates at Midland U, of which 1,194 are full-time, and there are 1,873 students altogether. It takes the average Midland U undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 56% of accepted students are men, and 44% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,734 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Midland U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Doane University

Crete, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$35,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,008 students at Doane Crete in total, 994 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Doane Crete, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

Roughly 94% of students at Doane Crete take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,225 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,100 during the early-career years.

#17

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$7,851 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bellevue University is 9,621, of which 6,454 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,211 are full-time. It takes the average Bellevue University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,125 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,200 during the early-career years.

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