Nebraska Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Nebraska by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 25 colleges in Nebraska with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Nebraska? Wayne State College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $7,618. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Nebraska list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Nebraska Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Wayne State College

Wayne, NE

$7,618
Peru State College

Peru, NE

$7,680
Chadron State College

Chadron, NE

$7,844
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, NE

$7,986
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE

$8,136
Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

$8,310
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

$9,872
University of Phoenix Omaha Campus

Omaha, Nebraska

$10,240
Purdue Global Lincoln Campus

Lincoln, NE

$14,343
Purdue Global Omaha Campus

Omaha, NE

$14,343
Clarkson College

Omaha, NE

$14,880
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha, NE

$16,207
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, NE

$17,766
Nebraska Christian College

Papillion, NE

$18,000
York College

York, NE

$19,900
College of Saint Mary

Omaha, NE

$21,800
Grace University

Omaha, NE

$23,030
Union College

Lincoln, NE

$26,060