Best Nebraska Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Nebraska for 2021

There are 37 colleges and universities in Nebraska enrolling 129,597 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Nebraska below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Nebraska offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Nebraska is home to nationally ranked institutions like Creighton University, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska Wesleyan University and Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health. The highest ranked college in Nebraska is Creighton University and the top rated public state college is University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Local college options can be explored in Omaha and Lincoln or other cities.


37 results

List of the Best Nebraska Colleges

Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 8,910enrollment
  • $32,145net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
University of Nebraska Lincoln
N
Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 25,820enrollment
  • $17,093net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1360SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.57*Avg GPA
Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 2,095enrollment
  • $24,015net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.52*Avg GPA
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
N
Omaha, NE
 
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,102enrollment
  • $24,926net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
University of Nebraska at Kearney
N
Kearney, NE
 
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 6,327enrollment
  • $15,890net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 990-1168SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Clarkson College
C
Omaha, NE
 
Clarkson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,162enrollment
  • $20,153net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-22ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
University of Nebraska at Omaha
N
Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 15,431enrollment
  • $12,899net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Concordia University Seward
C
Seward, NE
 
Concordia University Seward

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 2,424enrollment
  • $21,786net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1348SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Hastings College
H
Hastings, NE
 
Hastings College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,080enrollment
  • $21,887net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Midland University
M
Fremont, NE
 
Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $21,330net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.19*Avg GPA
Bellevue University
B
Bellevue, NE
Bellevue University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,621enrollment
  • $13,261net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
B
Lincoln, NE
 
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 716enrollment
  • $24,691net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Central Community College
C
Grand Island, NE
 
Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,354enrollment
  • $8,408net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Chadron State College
C
Chadron, NE
 
Chadron State College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,448enrollment
  • $14,203net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Doane University
D
Crete, NE
 
Doane University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,008enrollment
  • $26,220net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Grace University
G
Omaha, NE
 
Grace University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 298enrollment
  • $19,798net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA
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
Metropolitan Community College Area
M
Omaha, NE
 
Metropolitan Community College Area

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,913enrollment
  • $4,196net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA