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17 Colleges
$68,318 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,178 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Nebraska is ranked #37 in the country with 1,908 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Nebraska is $17,080 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $18,549 a year.

About 53% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,294 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
$14,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,699 students at UNMC in total, 968 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 781 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNMC is $64,185.

#2

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$45,638 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
51% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Creighton University is 8,770, of which 4,458 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,330 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Creighton. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

51% of Creighton students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,560 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Creighton is $59,761.

#3

Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$14,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
64% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,169 students at Clarkson College in total, 616 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 337 are full-time. For undergraduates at Clarkson College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 8% are men and 92% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Clarkson College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,107 a year.

Students who graduate from Clarkson College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $57,044 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$16,147 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
64% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,212 students at Nebraska Methodist College in total, 814 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 496 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Nebraska Methodist College is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 6% of accepted students are men, and 94% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Nebraska Methodist College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,280 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nebraska Methodist College is $57,503.

#5

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$17,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
64% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Bryan College of Health Sciences is 778, of which 661 students are undergraduates and of those, 366 are full-time. For undergraduates at Bryan College of Health Sciences, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Bryan College of Health Sciences take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $13,087 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 Bryan College of Health Sciences is $59,699.

#6

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$22,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
65% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at College of Saint Mary is 1,024, of which 680 students are undergraduates and of those, 659 are full-time. It takes the average Saint Mary undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 38% of students who apply get accepted.

65% of Saint Mary students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,854 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.2% 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 $50,836.

#7

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$39,868 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
64% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,924 students at NWU in total, 1,773 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,665 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

64% of NWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,711 a year. NWU has a 1.2% 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 $45,775 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
$3,276 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
62% Freshmen Loans

There are 9,328 students at Southeast Community College in total, 3,234 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $1,670 a year. Southeast Community College has a 2.1% 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 $36,369 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$3,285 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
13% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Metropolitan Community College is 13,244, which includes 4,603 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,147 a year. MCC has a 0.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,253 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
25% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Central Community College is 5,974, which includes 1,761 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

25% of Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,108 a year. Central Community College has a 2.9% 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 Central Community College is $33,551.

#11

Union College Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$27,170 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
88% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Union College Nebraska is 757, of which 669 students are undergraduates and of those, 586 are full-time. For undergraduates at Union College, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,930 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Union College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,815 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Northeast Community College

Norfolk, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
$3,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
36% Freshmen Loans

There are 5,105 students at Northeast in total, 1,913 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,741 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast is $37,007.

#13

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
$3,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
26% Freshmen Loans

There are 756 full-time undergraduates at Mid-Plains Community College, and 2,075 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,935 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Mid-Plains Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,575 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$38,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
81% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Midland University is 1,765, of which 1,512 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,188 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 53% of accepted students are men, and 47% are women.

81% of Midland U students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,348 a year. Midland U has a 2.4% 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 $43,102 during the early-career years.

#15

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
$2,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
26% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,625 students at WNCC in total, 711 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at WNCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,148 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,744 during the early-career years.

#16

Doane University

Crete, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$38,990 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
95% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,255 undergraduates at Doane Crete, of which 1,080 are full-time, and there are 2,281 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 62% are men and 38% are women.

Roughly 95% of students at Doane Crete take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,892 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Doane Crete is $43,536.

#16

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$8,790 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
20% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Bellevue University is 13,059, of which 9,665 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,302 are full-time. It takes the average Bellevue University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,192 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bellevue University is $52,212.

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