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25 Colleges
3,323 Yearly Graduations
$63,446 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,908 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly teaching graduations, Nebraska is ranked #32 in the country with 3,323 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $15,862 per year to get their degree at a college in Nebraska, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,456 per year.

About 64% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,727 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
587 Yearly Degrees
$9,366 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nebraska - Lincoln is 25,390, of which 20,478 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,132 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNL, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Roughly 46% of students at UNL take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,391 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
471 Yearly Degrees
$7,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nebraska at Kearney is 6,279, of which 4,429 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,827 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at UNK take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
379 Yearly Degrees
$7,980 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 15,153, of which 12,245 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,921 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNOMAHA is 5.6 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

41% of UNOMAHA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,372 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNOMAHA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Doane University

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

There are 1,351 undergraduates at Doane Crete, of which 1,213 are full-time, and there are 2,422 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $7,225 a year. Doane Crete has a 5.7% 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 $36,100 during the early-career years.

#5

Concordia University, Nebraska

Seward, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
327 Yearly Degrees
$33,490 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,703 students at Concordia University, Nebraska in total, 2,226 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,203 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Concordia University, Nebraska is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

72% of Concordia University, Nebraska students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,900 a year. Concordia University, Nebraska has a 5.1% 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 $35,100 during the early-career years.

#6

Wayne State College

Wayne, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
271 Yearly Degrees
$7,205 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,890 students at WSC in total, 3,148 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,635 are full-time. It takes the average WSC undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,750 a year. WSC has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Creighton University

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

There are 4,472 undergraduates at Creighton, of which 4,325 are full-time, and there are 8,821 students altogether. It takes the average Creighton undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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%!

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

#8

Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
168 Yearly Degrees
$6,948 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Chadron State College is 2,407, of which 1,923 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,443 are full-time. For undergraduates at Chadron State College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

60% of Chadron State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,181 a year. Chadron State College has a 7.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chadron State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Peru State College

Peru, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$7,704 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,869 undergraduates at Peru State, of which 1,098 are full-time, and there are 2,109 students altogether. For undergraduates at Peru State, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,739 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#10

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
69 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. For undergraduates at Midland U, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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.

87% of Midland U students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#11

Northeast Community College

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

The total student population at Northeast Community College is 5,258, which includes 2,053 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

45% of Northeast students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#12

Hastings College

Hastings, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
56 Yearly Degrees
$31,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 998 students at Hastings in total, 967 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 958 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hastings is 4.2 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

75% of Hastings students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,311 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,300 during the early-career years.

#13

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
54 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.

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

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

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

#14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

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

There are 1,842 undergraduates at NWU, of which 1,705 are full-time, and there are 2,044 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NWU is 4.2 years.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#15

Western Nebraska Community College

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

There are 1,722 students at WNCC in total, 740 are 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WNCC is $25,500.

#16

York College

York, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$19,310 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at York College is 507, of which 422 students are undergraduates and of those, 403 are full-time. It takes the average York College undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,879 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from York College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
18 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bellevue University is 4.0 years.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%!

Students who graduate from Bellevue University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Union College Nebraska

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

There are 680 undergraduates at Union College, of which 623 are full-time, and there are 770 students altogether. It takes the average Union College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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 student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is 158, which includes 158 full-time undergraduates. Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics has a freshman retention rate of 97%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,435 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is $21,100.

#20

Bryan College of Health Sciences

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

There are 775 students at Bryan College of Health Sciences in total, 659 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 379 are full-time. 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%. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,800 during the early-career years.

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

There are 918 undergraduates at UNMC, of which 755 are full-time, and there are 4,055 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

#22

Clarkson College

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

The total student population at Clarkson College is 1,108, of which 595 students are undergraduates and of those, 315 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Clarkson College is 4.0 years.

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

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,000 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$4,080 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 226 students at NICC in total, 44 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

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

The total student population at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is 1,128, of which 766 students are undergraduates and of those, 433 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nebraska Methodist College is 4.1 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $7,649 a year. Nebraska Methodist College has a 3.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nebraska Methodist College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Little Priest Tribal College

Winnebago, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$5,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 133 students at Little Priest Tribal College in total, 72 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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