The Best Lincoln Colleges

Lincoln, Nebraska area Colleges

There are 7 ranked colleges within the Lincoln city limits and 23 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 88,084 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of Nebraska Lincoln enrolls the most students with 46 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Southeast Community College Area offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Lincoln area at $2,448 per year.

The top rated college in the area is University of Nebraska Lincoln which is ranked #272 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Lincoln area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Lincoln area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska Wesleyan University and Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health.


23 results

University of Nebraska Lincoln
N
Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 25,108enrollment
  • $17,341net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

1 miles from Lincoln

Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,924enrollment
  • $26,576net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1250SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

3 miles from Lincoln

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
N
Omaha, NE
 
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,212enrollment
  • $24,840net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

46 miles from Lincoln

University of Nebraska at Omaha
N
Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 15,892enrollment
  • $13,314net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

47 miles from Lincoln

Concordia University Seward
C
Seward, NE
Concordia University Seward

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 3,224enrollment
  • $22,201net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

23 miles from Lincoln

Midland University
M
Fremont, NE
Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,765enrollment
  • $20,992net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

45 miles from Lincoln

Bellevue University
B
Bellevue, NE
Bellevue University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,059enrollment
  • $15,629net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Lincoln

Clarkson College
C
Omaha, NE
 
Clarkson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,169enrollment
  • $17,417net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA

48 miles from Lincoln

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
B
Lincoln, NE
 
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 778enrollment
  • $24,972net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Lincoln

Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,770enrollment
  • $32,355net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.86Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due May 1

50 miles from Lincoln

Doane University
D
Crete, NE
Doane University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,281enrollment
  • $23,284net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

19 miles from Lincoln

Grace University
G
Omaha, NE
 
Grace University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 298enrollment
  • $19,798net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.08Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

49 miles from Lincoln

Purdue Global Lincoln Campus
P
Lincoln, NE
 
Purdue Global Lincoln Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 288enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Lincoln

Nebraska Christian College
N
Papillion, NE
 
Nebraska Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 134enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.06Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

37 miles from Lincoln

Purdue Global Omaha Campus
P
Omaha, NE
 
Purdue Global Omaha Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 332enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Lincoln

College of Saint Mary
S
Omaha, NE
 
College of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,024enrollment
  • $15,128net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

46 miles from Lincoln

Southeast Community College Area
S
Lincoln, NE
 
Southeast Community College Area

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,328enrollment
  • $5,114net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Lincoln

Union College
U
Lincoln, NE
 
Union College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 757enrollment
  • $22,895net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 880-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

3 miles from Lincoln