Nebraska Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Nebraska was $5,611 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($755) from the 2015-2016 average of $6,366 and represents a -11.86% annual decline. The list of Nebraska community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 8 community colleges and universities in Nebraska, the most popular being Metropolitan Community College Area with 5,263 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,880. Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is the most expensive community school in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $4,471.

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
Central Community College
Grand Island, 1,864 Students
$2,640 - -
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, 5,263 Students
$2,880 - -
Mid Plains Community College
North Platte, 765 Students
$2,760 - -
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis, 275 Students
$4,471 - -
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, 34 Students
$4,080 - -
Northeast Community College
Norfolk, 2,094 Students
$2,880 - -
Southeast Community College Area
Lincoln, 3,826 Students
$3,038 - -
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, 765 Students
$2,400 - -