Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Nebraska

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Nebraska was home to 32 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 32 institutions enrolled 134,701 students in fall 2017: 109,058 in undergraduate programs and 25,643 in graduate programs. A total of 57,514 students attending post-secondary school in Nebraska took at least one distance education course, representing 42.6 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 24,322 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 14,481 (59.5%) of those residing in the state of Nebraska.

The majority of institutions were public: including 7 four-year schools and 9 two-year schools. The state was also home to 15 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Nebraska's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

32 Degree Granting Institutions

 

134,701 Students Enrolled

 

57,514 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 134,701 students in fall 2017, the 32 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Nebraska offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Nebraska offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Nebraska

Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE 68005-3098 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Central Community College
3134 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Clarkson College
101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68131-2739 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Concordia University-Nebraska
800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434-1556 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Doane University-Arts & Sciences
1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, NE 68333 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Grace University
1311 S 9th St
Omaha, NE 68108-3629 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Little Priest Tribal College
610 E. College Drive
Winnebago, NE 68071-0270 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Midland University
900 N. Clarkson
Fremont, NE 68025 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
404 East 7th
Curtis, NE 69025-9552 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
720 North 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114-2852 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Northeast Community College
801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Peru State College
600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Union College
3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Western Nebraska Community College
1601 East 27th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Bryan College of Health Sciences
5035 Everett
Lincoln, NE 68506-1299 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Chadron State College
1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337-2690 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies
303 N 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68504 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Hastings College
710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Metropolitan Community College Area
30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE 69101 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Nebraska Indian Community College
1111 Hwy 75
Macy, NE 68039-0428 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University
9748 Park Dr
Omaha, NE 68127 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Southeast Community College Area
301 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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University of Nebraska at Kearney
905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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University of Nebraska Medical Center
42nd & Dewey Ave
Omaha, NE 68198-7815 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Wayne State College
1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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York College
1125 E 8th St
York, NE 68467-2699 
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