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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

Nebraska ranked #32 in the nation for teaching degrees handed out in 2019. Around 3,323 students received some type of diploma that year. 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 25,820, of which 20,830 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,466 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNL, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,391 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNL is $37,200.

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

There are 6,327 students at UNK in total, 4,484 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,941 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNK, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

51% of UNK students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,959 a year. UNK 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 $34,200 during the early-career years.

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

There are 15,431 students at UNOMAHA in total, 12,430 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,868 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNOMAHA is $35,500.

#4

Doane University

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

There are 1,008 students at Doane Crete in total, 994 are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Doane Crete is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 57% of accepted students 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Doane Crete is $36,100.

#5

Concordia University, Nebraska

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

The total student population at Concordia University, Nebraska is 2,424, of which 1,836 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,260 are full-time. For undergraduates at Concordia University, Nebraska, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. 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

The total student population at Wayne State College is 3,633, of which 2,975 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,572 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WSC is 4.6 years.

Roughly 66% of students at WSC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WSC is $33,000.

#7

Creighton University

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

There are 8,910 students at Creighton in total, 4,446 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,291 are full-time. For undergraduates at Creighton, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#8

Chadron State College

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

There are 1,920 undergraduates at Chadron State College, of which 1,501 are full-time, and there are 2,448 students altogether. It takes the average Chadron State College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,181 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chadron State College is $32,200.

#9

Peru State College

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

There are 1,851 undergraduates at Peru State, of which 1,078 are full-time, and there are 2,114 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Peru State is 4.7 years.

Roughly 67% of students at Peru State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Peru State is $31,800.

#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 1,873, of which 1,721 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,194 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Midland U is 4.2 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 56% 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. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Midland U is $36,700.

#11

Northeast Community College

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

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

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

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast is $30,200.

#12

Hastings College

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

There are 1,080 students at Hastings in total, 1,048 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 950 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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 average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at College of Saint Mary is 1,168, of which 861 students are undergraduates and of those, 794 are full-time. For undergraduates at Saint Mary, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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 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.

#14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

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

The total student population at Nebraska Wesleyan University is 2,095, of which 1,851 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,676 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at NWU take out loans to pay for college. 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NWU is $37,300.

#15

Western Nebraska Community College

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

There are 765 full-time undergraduates at WNCC, and 1,825 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 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%.

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.

#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 440, of which 400 students are undergraduates and of those, 370 are full-time. For undergraduates at York College, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Roughly 75% of students at York College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,400 during the early-career years.

#17

Bellevue University

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

There are 6,454 undergraduates at Bellevue University, of which 4,211 are full-time, and there are 9,621 students altogether. 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. 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.

#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 720 undergraduates at Union College, of which 672 are full-time, and there are 807 students altogether. It takes the average Union College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. 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. The student loan default rate of 5.5% 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 $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees

There are 107 students at Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics in total, 85 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics is 97%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

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

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.

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.

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

Public Public vs. Private
4 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.

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

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

#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 1,162, of which 651 students are undergraduates and of those, 356 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 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clarkson College is $49,000.

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

There are 200 students at NICC in total, 34 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

There are 775 undergraduates at Nebraska Methodist College, of which 419 are full-time, and there are 1,102 students altogether. It takes the average Nebraska Methodist College undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at Nebraska Methodist College take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#23

Little Priest Tribal College

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

There are 130 students at Little Priest Tribal College in total, 95 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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