Public Colleges in Nebraska

The 2021 Directory of Nebraska Public Colleges and Costs

Nebraska Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in Nebraska?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Nebraska was $6,077 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $148 from the 2018-2019 average of $5,929 and represents a 2.5% annual increase. The list of Nebraska public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Nebraska and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 14 public 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 $7,560. University of Nebraska Lincoln is the most expensive public school in Nebraska with an in-state tuition of $7,560.

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 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, Nebraska

$2,700 NA NA
Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska

$5,576 NA NA
Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha, Nebraska

$2,880 NA NA
Mid Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska

$2,820 NA NA
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Curtis, Nebraska

$4,590 NA NA
Nebraska Indian Community College

Macy, Nebraska

$4,080 NA NA
Northeast Community College

Norfolk, Nebraska

$2,970 NA NA
Peru State College

Peru, Nebraska

$5,520 NA NA
Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska

$2,448 NA NA
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska

$6,124 55 51
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska

$6,224 49 42
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska

$7,560 64 70
Wayne State College

Wayne, Nebraska

$5,460 NA NA
Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, Nebraska

$2,496 NA NA