College Costs in Nebraska

The 2024 Directory of Nebraska Colleges and Prices

Nebraska Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nebraska was $14,914 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $338 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Nebraska in the middle of the pack as the 24th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $297 from the 2019-2020 average of $14,617 and represents a 2.03% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of Nebraska colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 38 colleges and universities in Nebraska, the most popular being University of Nebraska Lincoln with 20,695 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,770. Creighton University is the most expensive in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $43,684.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2023 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2022-2023 academic year.


38 results

University of Nebraska Lincoln
N
Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska Lincoln

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,770 Tuition

#1 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 23,805enrollment
  • $16,805net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1340SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$43,684 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 8,397enrollment
  • $32,877net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1206-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

University of Nebraska at Omaha
N
Omaha, NE

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,344 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 15,058enrollment
  • $12,973net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Hastings College
H
Hastings, NE
 

Hastings College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$32,600 Tuition

 

  • 936enrollment
  • $22,128net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

York College
Y
York, NE
 

York College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$20,450 Tuition

 

  • 626enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 800-1125SAT range
  • 14-27ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA

Bellevue University
B
Bellevue, NE

Bellevue University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$8,040 Tuition

 

  • 13,841enrollment
  • $24,767net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Midland University
M
Fremont, NE

Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$37,500 Tuition

#5 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,615enrollment
  • $22,377net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 950-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Concordia University Seward
C
Seward, NE

Concordia University Seward

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$37,000 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 3,047enrollment
  • $23,067net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1250SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Peru State College
P
Peru, NE
 

Peru State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,760 Tuition

 

  • 1,799enrollment
  • $12,618net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Nebraska at Kearney
N
Kearney, NE
 

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,220 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 6,041enrollment
  • $16,564net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Doane University
D
Crete, NE

Doane University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$38,190 Tuition

 

  • 1,879enrollment
  • $24,271net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$38,898 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,688enrollment
  • $25,201net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Chadron State College
C
Chadron, NE
 

Chadron State College

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$5,692 Tuition

 

  • 2,260enrollment
  • $15,727net 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

$3,060 Tuition

 

  • 14,541enrollment
  • $4,786net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Wayne State College
W
Wayne, NE
 

Wayne State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,700 Tuition

 

  • 4,773enrollment
  • $14,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Southeast Community College Area
S
Lincoln, NE
 

Southeast Community College Area

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,448 Tuition

 

  • 9,465enrollment
  • $8,330net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northeast Community College
N
Norfolk, NE
 

Northeast Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,240 Tuition

 

  • 5,583enrollment
  • $10,170net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Union College
U
Lincoln, NE
 

Union College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$25,920 Tuition

 

  • 694enrollment
  • $23,462net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 980-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA