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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

$6,333

2 year

47.26%

# of Students 27,828

2

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln

NE

$15,109

4 year

84.01%

# of Students 27,408

3

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha

NE

$10,979

4 year

77.42%

# of Students 18,142

4

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln

NE

$7,405

2 year

61.08%

# of Students 15,491

5

Bellevue University

Bellevue

NE

N/A

4 year

48.28%

# of Students 12,870

6

Central Community College

Grand Island

NE

$7,041

2 year

64.93%

# of Students 11,834

7

Creighton University

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

91.37%

# of Students 9,130

8

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney

NE

$14,553

4 year

79.54%

# of Students 8,529

9

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff

NE

$6,955

2 year

59.1%

# of Students 8,143

10

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte

NE

$6,317

2 year

59.3%

# of Students 8,103

11

Northeast Community College

Norfolk

NE

$7,492

2 year

69.03%

# of Students 6,909

12

Wayne State College

Wayne

NE

$11,307

4 year

67.68%

# of Students 4,424

13

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

N/A

# of Students 3,929

14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln

NE

N/A

4 year

81.22%

# of Students 3,856

15

Chadron State College

Chadron

NE

$11,344

4 year

65.07%

# of Students 3,850

16

Peru State College

Peru

NE

$11,955

4 year

58.46%

# of Students 3,310

17

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

Lincoln

NE

N/A

4 year

N/A

# of Students 3,052

18

Concordia University-Nebraska

Seward

NE

N/A

4 year

79.72%

# of Students 2,715

19

Clarkson College

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

65.63%

# of Students 1,654

20

Midland University

Fremont

NE

N/A

4 year

58.58%

# of Students 1,358

21

Hastings College

Hastings

NE

N/A

4 year

74.49%

# of Students 1,320

22

Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

0%

# of Students 1,264

23

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

70.37%

# of Students 1,164

24

Doane College-Crete

Crete

NE

N/A

4 year

72.13%

# of Students 1,138

25

College of Saint Mary

Omaha

NE

N/A

4 year

78.65%

# of Students 1,124


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