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Cheapest Colleges in Nebraska by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Nebraska these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. 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 total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Nebraska list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Nebraska tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Nebraska are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Nebraska? Leading the colleges list is Wayne State College in Wayne with an in state total cost of $14,692.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Nebraska's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$14,692
In State Total Cost
1) Wayne State College
Wayne, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$15,114
In State Total Cost
2) Bellevue University
Bellevue, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$15,274
In State Total Cost
3) Chadron State College
Chadron, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$15,841
In State Total Cost
4) Peru State College
Peru, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$16,470
In State Total Cost
5) University of Phoenix Omaha Campus
Omaha, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$17,200
In State Total Cost
6) University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, Public Not For Profit
48 77
$18,104
In State Total Cost
7) University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, Public Not For Profit
46 68
$20,272
In State Total Cost
8) Kaplan University Lincoln Campus
Lincoln, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$20,272
In State Total Cost
9) Kaplan University Omaha Campus
Omaha, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$20,375
In State Total Cost
10) University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lincoln, Public Not For Profit
65 76
$24,550
In State Total Cost
11) York College
York, Private Not For Profit
41 57
$24,980
In State Total Cost
12) Clarkson College
Omaha, Private Not For Profit
59 68
$25,150
In State Total Cost
13) Nebraska Christian College
Papillion, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,156
In State Total Cost
14) Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
Omaha, Private Not For Profit
81 77
$25,785
In State Total Cost
15) ITT Technical Institute Omaha
Omaha, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$26,377
In State Total Cost
16) BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, Private Not For Profit
26 31
$30,338
In State Total Cost
17) Union College
Lincoln, Private Not For Profit
55 63
$30,436
In State Total Cost
18) Grace University
Omaha, Private Not For Profit
49 70
$37,280
In State Total Cost
19) Concordia University Seward
Seward, Private Not For Profit
54 65
$38,230
In State Total Cost
20) Hastings College
Hastings, Private Not For Profit
57 67