Nebraska Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nebraska was $13,907 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is $500 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Nebraska in the middle of the pack as the 26th most expensive and 27th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $617 from the 2015-2016 average of $13,290 and represents a 4.64% 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 22,191 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,350. Creighton University is the most expensive in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $38,200.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Nebraska Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bellevue University
Bellevue, 5,586 Students
$7,152 - -
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, 408 Students
$16,212 41 43
Central Community College
Grand Island, 1,864 Students
$2,640 - -
Chadron State College
Chadron, 1,598 Students
$5,418 - -
Clarkson College
Omaha, 375 Students
$12,744 50 57
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, 1,037 Students
$20,350 - -
Concordia University Seward
Seward, 1,737 Students
$31,620 57 64
Creighton University  Best Value
Omaha, 7,119 Students
$38,200 73 57
Doane University
Crete, 994 Students
$33,000 59 58
Grace University
Omaha, 192 Students
$22,120 37 47
Hastings College
Hastings, 980 Students
$28,600 56 62
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago, 95 Students
$4,050 - -
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, 5,263 Students
$2,880 - -
Mid Plains Community College
North Platte, 765 Students
$2,760 - -
Midland University
Fremont, 1,248 Students
$31,998 47 51
Myotherapy Institute
Lincoln, 11 Students
$15,950 - -
Nebraska Christian College
Papillion, 124 Students
$17,350 44 57
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis, 275 Students
$4,471 - -
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, 34 Students
$4,080 - -
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
Omaha, 713 Students
$15,660 43 52