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Discover the best college programs in Nebraska! Our free database of college statistics helps you compare Nebraska’s community colleges, four-year colleges and universities.

List of the Largest Colleges in Nebraska

Attending a large college in Nebraska can be very advantageous, especially with how sparse the state is. If you want to meet a wide variety of students from all over the world and have an active social life, then you will most likely enjoy the big college experience. Bigger colleges will have more programs and course offerings, as well as student groups that cater to a diverse range of interests. There are often larger facilities to accommodate the vast student body as well. Our list below will help you sort through the biggest colleges available in Nebraska.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Details
1

Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha

NE

$7,639

2 year

50.44%

# of Students 30,892

2

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln

NE

$15,132

4 year

83.64%

# of Students 26,923

3

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha

NE

$10,967

4 year

74.76%

# of Students 17,736

4

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln

NE

$7,209

2 year

57.44%

# of Students 16,321

5

Bellevue University

Bellevue

NE

N/A

4 year

50%

# of Students 13,131

6

Central Community College

Grand Island

NE

$7,462

2 year

62.84%

# of Students 12,614

7

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff

NE

$6,505

2 year

48.53%

# of Students 9,772

8

Creighton University

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

90.88%

# of Students 8,961

9

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney

NE

$13,549

4 year

75.51%

# of Students 8,638

10

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte

NE

$6,004

2 year

52.94%

# of Students 7,837

11

Northeast Community College

Norfolk

NE

$7,324

2 year

68.38%

# of Students 7,147

12

Wayne State College

Wayne

NE

$10,288

4 year

61.9%

# of Students 4,302

13

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

N/A

# of Students 3,956

14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln

NE

N/A

4 year

77.53%

# of Students 3,908

15

Chadron State College

Chadron

NE

$10,233

4 year

67.34%

# of Students 3,882

16

Peru State College

Peru

NE

$10,765

4 year

58.25%

# of Students 3,336

17

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

Lincoln

NE

N/A

4 year

N/A

# of Students 2,948

18

Concordia University-Nebraska

Seward

NE

N/A

4 year

75.68%

# of Students 2,515

19

Clarkson College

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

68.57%

# of Students 1,386

20

Hastings College

Hastings

NE

N/A

4 year

66.1%

# of Students 1,328

21

Midland University

Fremont

NE

N/A

4 year

61.71%

# of Students 1,248

22

College of Saint Mary

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

79.12%

# of Students 1,209

23

Doane College-Crete

Crete

NE

N/A

4 year

78.34%

# of Students 1,175

24

Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

100%

# of Students 1,158

25

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

78.57%

# of Students 1,108


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