Best Nebraska Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Nebraska for 2022

There are 37 colleges and universities in Nebraska enrolling 132,382 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 University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health and University of Nebraska at Kearney. The highest ranked college in Nebraska is University of Nebraska Lincoln and the top rated public state college is also 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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Nebraska

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

Applications Due May 1

Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Nebraska

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

Applications Due May 1

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

University of Nebraska at Kearney
N
Kearney, NE
 
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 6,225enrollment
  • $16,570net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 960-1100SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Nebraska

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

Applications Due Jun 1

Concordia University Seward
C
Seward, NE
Concordia University Seward

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Nebraska

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

Applications Due Jun 15

Midland University
M
Fremont, NE
Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Nebraska

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

Applications Due Apr 1

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

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

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

Central Community College
C
Grand Island, NE
 
Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,974enrollment
  • $8,558net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Chadron State College
C
Chadron, NE
 
Chadron State College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,330enrollment
  • $15,156net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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

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

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

Hastings College
H
Hastings, NE
 
Hastings College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 982enrollment
  • $20,804net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

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

 

  • 13,244enrollment
  • $4,079net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 12