Community Colleges in Nebraska

The 2023 Directory of Nebraska Community Colleges and Costs

Nebraska Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Nebraska was $5,709 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $678 from the 2019-2020 average of $5,031 and represents a 13.48% annual increase. 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 4,441 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,970. Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is the most expensive community school in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $4,726.

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
Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska

$2,760 NA NA
Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha, Nebraska

$2,970 NA NA
Mid Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska

$2,940 NA NA
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Curtis, Nebraska

$4,726 NA NA
Nebraska Indian Community College

Macy, Nebraska

$4,080 NA NA
Northeast Community College

Norfolk, Nebraska

$3,150 NA NA
Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska

$2,448 NA NA
Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, Nebraska

$2,556 NA NA