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10 Best College Universities in Nebraska

10. Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

Ranked the #1 liberal arts college in Nebraska by U.S. News, Nebraska Wesleyan University offers a comprehensive general education for students of faith. with a 69% graduation rate (well above the state and national averages)

Net Price: $20,987/yr


9. Union College

Lincoln, NE

Affiliated with the Seventh-Day Adventists Education System, Union College is a member institution of the second-largest Christian school system in the world.Campus ministry is an important part of student life at this affordable Nebraska college, where nearly 800 students participate in service outreach programs at over 70 local organizations. Union is also known for housing the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

Net Price: $10,979/yr


8. University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is one of the top universities in Nebraska for research and NCAA Division I athletics. In particular, Omaha is known for its computer science department, which features the Peter Kiewit Institute, a $70 million state of the art computer science and engineering facility.All of this makes Omaha a premiere destination for students looking to pursue careers in computer science, management information systems, and bioinformatics in their home state.

Net Price: $10,979/yr


7. Clarkson College

Omaha, NE

Clarkson College is a private institution that offers degrees in the health sciences at a highly affordable rate. Clarkson features a broad range of professional specializations that include nursing, medical imaging, imaging informatics, Radiologic technology, healthcare business and administration, and physical therapy assistance.The personalized education this small school provides extends to comprehensive professional development services for all healthcare specializations, such as CPR, Basic Life Support (BLS), First Aid, Infection Prevention, and more.

Net Price: $18,344/yr

6. York College

York, NE

York College brings together Christians of all denominations to advance their careers and life journey through academic excellence.With just under 500 students, this affordable college in Nebraska puts students first.York makes their already competitive tuition even more accessible with a wide range of academic, need-based, and performance scholarships that range from the $1,500 Blue and White Award for above-average students to a substantial "Sibling Scholarship" for families with a legacy of commitment to their alma mater.

Net Price: $17,943/yr

5. Creighton University

Omaha, NE

As the largest private, religious university in Nebraska, this top Nebraska college is a high-demand educational institution for students of faith, and is even ranked the best regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News And with dozens of stimulating academic programs like Medical Anthropology, Financial Management, and Sustainable Energy, Creighton caters to the brightest and most curious students in the state.

Net Price: $28,551/yr


4. College of Saint Mary

Omaha, NE

 the College of Saint Mary has a long-standing reputation of supporting and empowering women through biblical and liberal arts education But Saint Mary is not just a cheap college in Nebraska – it's also one of the best colleges in Nebraska, period. Saint Mary features a unique Mother's Living and Learning Program to support single mothers looking to gain a degree while living on campus.

Net Price: $17,691/yr

3. Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, NE

Bryan College of Health Sciences is perfect for students looking to get started in their career in healthcare right away.Featuring specialized professional degree programs in Biomedical Sciences, Healthcare Studies, Nursing, and Sonography/Ultrasound, this cheap Nebraska college offers students the opportunity to develop practical skills that transition directly into the workforce.

Net Price: $14,758/yr

2.Grace University

Omaha, NE

With just 500 students and 40 undergraduate degree programs, including Business, Intercultural Studies, Communication, Pastoral Ministries, Psychology, and Music, Grace allows students of faith to explore diverse interests all while cultivating their spirituality in a tight knit community of believers at one of the best Nebraska colleges.

Net Price: $14,758/yr

1.University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is the oldest and largest university in the state. Lincoln has a lot to offer its students outside of athletic pageantry. In fact, with 150 undergraduate majors and 20 professional programs, it's hard to think of something it doesn't offer.

Net Price: $15,109/yr