Nebraska Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Nebraska by Out of State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Nebraska by Out of State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university in Nebraska but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Nebraska for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published out of state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Nebraska list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Nebraska tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Nebraska are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Nebraska? Leading the colleges list is University of Phoenix Omaha Campus in Omaha with an out of state total cost of $16,470.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Nebraska's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 University of Phoenix Omaha Campus

Omaha, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#2 Chadron State College

Chadron, Public Not For Profit

$17,206 NA NA
#3 Peru State College

Peru, Public Not For Profit

$17,992 NA NA
#4 Bellevue University

Bellevue, Private Not For Profit

$18,141 NA NA
#5 Purdue Global Lincoln Campus

Lincoln, Private For Profit

$19,302 NA NA
#6 Purdue Global Omaha Campus

Omaha, Private For Profit

$19,302 NA NA
#7 Clarkson College

Omaha, Private Not For Profit

$21,898 52 19
#8 Wayne State College

Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$22,132 NA NA
#9 University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, Public Not For Profit

$25,252 55 51
#10 BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$27,149 60 16
#11 Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha, Private Not For Profit

$27,188 58 25
#12 York College

York, Private Not For Profit

$28,060 29 13
#13 Nebraska Christian College

Papillion, Private Not For Profit

$28,568 36 10
#14 College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Private Not For Profit

$29,448 NA NA
#15 Grace University

Omaha, Private Not For Profit

$31,304 33 12
#16 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, Public Not For Profit

$32,326 49 42
#17 Union College

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$33,390 47 28
#18 University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, Public Not For Profit

$38,836 64 70
#19 The Creative Center

Omaha, Private For Profit

$39,476 NA NA
#20 Hastings College

Hastings, Private Not For Profit

$41,626 44 44