Nebraska Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nebraska was $13,880 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $232 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 $590 from the 2015-2016 average of $13,290 and represents a 4.44% 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 22,062 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,125. Creighton University is the most expensive in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $37,086.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Nebraska Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bellevue University
Bellevue, 7,137 Students
$7,152 - -
BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, 350 Students
$14,410 33 45
Central Community College
Grand Island, 2,024 Students
$2,640 - -
Chadron State College
Chadron, 1,829 Students
$5,136 - -
Clarkson College
Omaha, 376 Students
$15,480 68 73
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, 930 Students
$19,950 - -
Concordia University Seward
Seward, 2,060 Students
$30,400 57 66
Creighton University  Best Value
Omaha, 6,777 Students
$37,086 73 61
Doane University
Crete, 1,038 Students
$31,450 56 61
Grace University
Omaha, 278 Students
$22,120 48 69
Hastings College
Hastings, 1,140 Students
$27,800 61 69
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago, 86 Students
$4,050 - -
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, 5,202 Students
$2,745 - -
Mid Plains Community College
North Platte, 806 Students
$2,670 - -
Midland University
Fremont, 1,283 Students
$31,070 47 52
Myotherapy Institute
Lincoln, 41 Students
$15,950 - -
Nebraska Christian College
Papillion, 115 Students
$16,530 - -
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis, 245 Students
$4,335 - -
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, 40 Students
$4,080 - -
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
Omaha, 661 Students
$15,660 71 73