The Best Nebraska Colleges

The Best Colleges in Nebraska for 2024

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Nebraska as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2024 as the best overall college in Nebraska is Creighton University. The top rated public state college is University of Nebraska Lincoln. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Private 4 Year

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#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 8,735enrollment
  • $32,355net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1370SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

University of Nebraska Lincoln
N
Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska Lincoln

Public 4 Year

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#1 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 24,431enrollment
  • $17,341net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg 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

  • 1,229enrollment
  • $24,840net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,816enrollment
  • $26,576net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

University of Nebraska at Kearney
N
Kearney, NE
 

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 6,275enrollment
  • $16,570net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 938-1133SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

University of Nebraska at Omaha
N
Omaha, NE

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 15,328enrollment
  • $13,314net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Concordia University Seward
C
Seward, NE

Concordia University Seward

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 2,989enrollment
  • $22,201net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1250SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Midland University
M
Fremont, NE

Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,671enrollment
  • $20,992net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 905-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA