Nebraska Best Colleges Comparison

View the Nebraska Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Nebraska Statistics

There are 51 colleges in Nebraska - 19 public and 32 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $16,919 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $13,794. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,082 and the average acceptance rate is 76% for Nebraska Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Nebraska. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Nebraska colleges at Nebraska Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Nebraska Statistics
Top 14 colleges in NebraskaAll colleges in Nebraska
Number of Schools14 schools
(6 public, 8 private)
51 schools
(19 public, 32 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,172 (in-state)
$22,957 (out-of-state)
$6,981 (in-state)
$16,919 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,276 (in-state)
$12,539 (out-of-state)
$8,385 (in-state)
$13,794 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$13,033$8,422
Test Scores1,111 SAT, 24 ACT 1,082 SAT, 23 ACT
Acceptance Rate77.11% 76.17%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.44% 38.39%
Population89,315138,355
Undergraduate66,374111,134
Graduate22,94127,221
Graduation Rate53.92%55.57%
Transfer-out Rate20.50%15.69%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.86 to 112.35 to 1

Top Colleges In Nebraska Comparison

Next table lists the top 14 colleges in Nebraska for academic year 2019-2020. University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranked top in the Nebraska Best Colleges Comparison and Creighton University and Nebraska Wesleyan University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $22,957 for undergraduate programs $12,539 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Nebraska is 1,111 and the acceptance rate is 77.11%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.86 to 1 for top colleges in Nebraska. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Nebraska Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Public, 4 yearsLincoln, NE
$27,002
($9,872)
$10,272 25,10881% 1,205 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
2 Creighton University
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Private, 4 yearsOmaha, NE
$44,524 $22,484 8,77078% 1,250 SAT
28 ACT
12 to 1
3 Nebraska Wesleyan University
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Private, 4 yearsLincoln, NE
$38,334 $21,438 1,92482% 1,165 SAT
26 ACT
13 to 1
4 Concordia University-Nebraska
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Private, 4 yearsSeward, NE
$36,310 $24,018 3,22485% 1,125 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
5 University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Public, 4 yearsOmaha, NE
$21,718
($8,136)
$9,586 15,89287% 971 SAT
22 ACT
16 to 1
6 University of Nebraska at Kearney
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Public, 4 yearsKearney, NE
$14,238
($7,986)
$8,932 6,22590% 1,036 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
7 Midland University
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Private, 4 yearsFremont, NE
$36,746 $22,141 1,76564% 1,028 SAT
21 ACT
17 to 1
8 Doane University
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Private, 4 yearsCrete, NE
$37,880 $21,476 2,28177% - 11 to 1
9 College of Saint Mary
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Private, 4 yearsOmaha, NE
$21,800 $13,028 1,02450% - 9 to 1
10 Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies
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Private, 4 yearsLincoln, NE
$11,370 $3,840 1,609- - 14 to 1
11 Wayne State College
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Public, 4 yearsWayne, NE
$7,618
($7,428)
$6,799 4,202- - 20 to 1
12 Chadron State College
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Public, 4 yearsChadron, NE
$7,874
($7,844)
$6,671 2,330- - 17 to 1
13 Peru State College
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Public, 4 yearsPeru, NE
$7,680 $7,313 1,902- - 20 to 1
14 Bellevue University
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Private, 4 yearsBellevue, NE
$8,310 $4,458 13,059- - 16 to 1
Average$22,957
($8,172)
$13,033 89,31577.11% 1,111 SAT 14.86 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020