Nebraska Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nebraska was $13,290 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $296 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Nebraska in the middle of the pack as the 27th most expensive and 26th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $427 from the 2014-2015 average of $12,863 and represents a 3.32% annual increase. The list of Nebraska colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 39 colleges and universities in Nebraska, the most popular being University of Nebraska Lincoln with 21,364 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,593. Creighton University is the most expensive in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $34,810.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Nebraska colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Nebraska or cheap Nebraska colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Nebraska Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bellevue University
Bellevue, 8,040 Students
$6,600 n/a n/a
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, 356 Students
$13,389 21 14
Central Community College
Grand Island, 2,121 Students
$2,460 n/a n/a
Chadron State College
Chadron, 1,944 Students
$4,410 n/a n/a
Clarkson College
Omaha, 412 Students
$12,480 48 62
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, 844 Students
$28,964 n/a n/a
Concordia University Seward
Seward, 1,795 Students
$26,810 54 65
Creighton University  Best Value
Omaha, 6,770 Students
$34,810 66 57
Doane College Crete
Crete, 1,057 Students
$28,170 51 57
Grace University
Omaha, 371 Students
$19,708 53 72
Hastings College
Hastings, 1,152 Students
$26,110 58 68
ITT Technical Institute Omaha
Omaha, 271 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
Kaplan University Lincoln Campus
Lincoln, 384 Students
$15,327 n/a n/a
Kaplan University Omaha Campus
Omaha, 477 Students
$15,327 n/a n/a
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago, 97 Students
$3,750 n/a n/a
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, 5,545 Students
$2,520 n/a n/a
Mid Plains Community College
North Platte, 851 Students
$2,430 n/a n/a
Midland University
Fremont, 1,236 Students
$28,850 37 40
Myotherapy Institute
Lincoln, 15 Students
$15,950 n/a n/a
Nebraska Christian College
Papillion, 121 Students
$15,000 n/a n/a

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