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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

Nebraska ranked #36 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 2,256 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Nebraska is $15,625 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $17,038 a year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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

The total student population at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 4,055, of which 918 students are undergraduates and of those, 755 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $59,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Creighton University

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

There are 8,821 students at Creighton in total, 4,472 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,325 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Creighton is 4.1 years.

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.

53% of Creighton students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Creighton is $47,500.

#3

Clarkson College

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

There are 1,108 students at Clarkson College in total, 595 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 315 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 15% of accepted students are men, and 85% are women.

73% of Clarkson College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,946 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 766 undergraduates at Nebraska Methodist College, of which 433 are full-time, and there are 1,128 students altogether. For undergraduates at Nebraska Methodist College, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

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

Roughly 74% of students at Nebraska Methodist College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,649 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 9,756 students at Southeast Community College in total, 3,413 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at Metropolitan Community College is 14,300, which includes 5,081 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#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 659 undergraduates at Bryan College of Health Sciences, of which 379 are full-time, and there are 775 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Bryan College of Health Sciences. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. 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. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Central Community College is 6,368, which includes 1,846 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

#9

Nebraska Wesleyan University

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

The total student population at Nebraska Wesleyan University is 2,044, of which 1,842 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,705 are full-time. For undergraduates at NWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from NWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Northeast Community College

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

There are 2,053 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, and 5,258 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at Northeast take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,800 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 808 undergraduates at Saint Mary, of which 774 are full-time, and there are 1,050 students altogether. It takes the average Saint Mary undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted.

50% of Saint Mary students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from Saint Mary with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Western Nebraska Community College

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

There are 740 full-time undergraduates at WNCC, and 1,722 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from WNCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Mid-Plains Community College

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

There are 2,125 students at Mid-Plains Community College in total, 745 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

32% of Mid-Plains Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Mid-Plains Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Union College Nebraska

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

The total student population at Union College Nebraska is 770, of which 680 students are undergraduates and of those, 623 are full-time. For undergraduates at Union College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

88% of Union College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,143 a year. Union College has a 5.5% 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 $34,000 during the early-career years.

#15

Midland University

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

The total student population at Midland University is 1,809, of which 1,663 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,118 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 56% of accepted students are men, and 44% are women.

87% of Midland U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

The total student population at Doane University is 2,422, of which 1,351 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,213 are full-time. It takes the average Doane Crete undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

94% of Doane Crete students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,225 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Doane Crete with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Bellevue University

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

There are 11,637 students at Bellevue University in total, 8,204 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,077 are full-time. It takes the average Bellevue University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

34% of Bellevue University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,125 a year. Bellevue University has a 6.4% 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 $45,200 during the early-career years.

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