# Nebraska Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Nebraska is ranked #39 in the country with 27,887 degrees handed out in 2018. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Nebraska is $13,158 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,908 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Nebraska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,566 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Nebraska

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 19,534 full-time undergraduates at UNL, and 26,079 students altogether. For undergraduates at UNL, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,391 a year. UNL has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

There are 15,731 students at UNOMAHA in total, 9,820 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UNOMAHA undergraduate about 5.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

41% of UNOMAHA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,372 a year. UNOMAHA has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNOMAHA is $35,500.

There are 8,655 students at Bellevue University in total, 4,919 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Bellevue University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

34% of Bellevue University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,125 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Creighton University is 8,654, of which 4,011 students are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Creighton. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at Creighton take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,247 a year. Creighton has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,500 during the early-career years.

There are 6,644 students at UNK in total, 4,063 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,959 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNK is $34,200.

There are 5,413 full-time undergraduates at Metropolitan Community College Area, and 14,954 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,325 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Metropolitan Community College Area is $27,500.

There are 3,825 full-time undergraduates at Southeast Community College, and 9,412 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

76% of Southeast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,060 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Community College is $31,000.

The total student population at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 3,908, of which 718 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNMC is $59,600.

There are 2,404 full-time undergraduates at WSC, and 3,292 students altogether. For undergraduates at WSC, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,750 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Concordia University - Nebraska is 2,520, of which 1,231 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Concordia, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 57% of accepted students are men, and 43% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,900 a year. Concordia has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concordia is $35,100.

There are 2,087 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, and 5,086 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

45% of Northeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,800 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast is $30,200.

The total student population at Chadron State College is 2,737, of which 1,616 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Chadron State College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

60% of Chadron State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,181 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,200 during the early-career years.

There are 1,908 full-time undergraduates at Central Community College, and 6,082 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Central Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,094 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Community College is $27,100.

There are 2,064 students at NWU in total, 1,566 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average NWU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at NWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,473 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,300 during the early-career years.

There are 328 full-time undergraduates at Doane Graduate and Professional Studies, and 1,802 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,100 during the early-career years.

There are 2,349 students at Peru State in total, 1,105 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Peru State is 4.7 years.

67% of Peru State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,739 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Peru State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Clarkson College is 1,273, of which 362 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Clarkson College is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 15% are men and 85% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $12,946 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clarkson College is $49,000.

There are 1,202 students at Hastings in total, 1,073 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hastings is 4.2 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at Hastings take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,311 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hastings is $36,300.

The total student population at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is 1,167, of which 434 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,649 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,100 during the early-career years.

There are 800 full-time undergraduates at Mid-Plains Community College, and 2,221 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

32% of Mid-Plains Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,008 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

There are 761 full-time undergraduates at Saint Mary, and 1,140 students altogether. It takes the average Saint Mary undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,829 a year. Saint Mary has a 5.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Mary is $38,200.

The total student population at Doane University is 1,069, of which 1,062 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Doane Crete is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 57% of accepted students are men, and 43% are women.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,225 a year. Doane Crete has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Doane Crete is $36,100.

The total student population at Midland University is 1,793, of which 1,187 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 56% are men and 44% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,734 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Western Nebraska Community College is 1,905, of which 793 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

19% of WNCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,365 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WNCC is $25,500.

There are 868 students at Union College Lincoln in total, 707 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Union College Lincoln is 4.6 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,143 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Union College Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

## Other Nebraska Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
---|---|---|

26 | Bryan College of Health Sciences | 169 |

27 | York College | 118 |

28 | Kaplan University - Omaha Campus | 104 |

29 | Kaplan University - Lincoln Campus | 94 |

30 | Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture | 76 |

31 | The Creative Center | 27 |

32 | Myotherapy Institute | 21 |

33 | Little Priest Tribal College | 12 |

33 | Nebraska Indian Community College | 12 |

35 | CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology | 10 |

36 | Universal College of Healing Arts | 6 |

37 | Summit Christian College | 5 |

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