College Costs in Nebraska

The 2023 Directory of Nebraska Colleges and Prices

Nebraska Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nebraska was $14,825 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $305 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Nebraska in the middle of the pack as the 23rd most expensive and 30th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $633 from the 2019-2020 average of $14,192 and represents a 4.46% annual increase. The list of Nebraska colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 37 colleges and universities in Nebraska, the most popular being University of Nebraska Lincoln with 21,055 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,770. Creighton University is the most expensive in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $42,618.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Nebraska Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska

$7,560 NA NA
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska

$16,716 NA NA
Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska

$2,760 NA NA
Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska

$5,720 NA NA
Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska

$14,880 NA NA
College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska

$21,800 NA NA
Concordia University Seward

Seward, Nebraska

$35,600 43 34
Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska

$42,618 77 78
Doane University

Crete, Nebraska

$37,080 NA NA
Grace University

Omaha, Nebraska

$22,120 33 11
Hastings College

Hastings, Nebraska

$31,810 46 50
Little Priest Tribal College

Winnebago, Nebraska

$4,050 NA NA
Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha, Nebraska

$2,970 NA NA
Mid Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska

$2,940 NA NA
Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska

$35,996 35 22
Myotherapy Institute

Lincoln, Nebraska

$15,590 NA NA
Nebraska Christian College

Papillion, Nebraska

$17,350 NA NA
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Curtis, Nebraska

$4,726 NA NA
Nebraska Indian Community College

Macy, Nebraska

$4,080 NA NA
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha, Nebraska

$15,532 58 33