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Colleges in Nebraska

There are 32 colleges in Nebraska, 15 public and 17 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Nebraska has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


The University of Nebraska public university system consists of 5 campuses. The flagship institution is located in Lincoln, and with over 24,000 students, it is also the largest. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, offers over 150 undergraduate majors and 275 programs of study. Other system institutions include University of Nebraska-Omaha, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center (located in Omaha), and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (located in Curtis).


Nebraska State College System includes Chadron State College, Peru State College, and Wayne State College. There are also a number of private institutions, including Bellevue University, Creighton University in Omaha, Concordia University in Seward, and many more.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Nebraska, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in Nebraska

School Scholarships Available
Bellevue University 3 scholarships
Bryan College of Health Sciences No scholarships
Central Community College No scholarships
Chadron State College 128 scholarships
Clarkson College 5 scholarships
College of Saint Mary 8 scholarships
Concordia University-Seward 21 scholarships
Creighton University 223 scholarships
Doane College-Crete 12 scholarships
Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master No scholarships
Grace University 6 scholarships
Hastings College 17 scholarships
Metropolitan Community College Area No scholarships
Mid-Plains Community College No scholarships
Midland University 2 scholarships
Nebraska Christian College 7 scholarships
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture No scholarships
Nebraska Indian Community College No scholarships
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health 10 scholarships
Nebraska Wesleyan University 11 scholarships
Northeast Community College No scholarships
Peru State College 9 scholarships
Southeast Community College Area No scholarships
Summit Christian College 6 scholarships
Union College 9 scholarships
University of Nebraska at Kearney 16 scholarships
University of Nebraska at Omaha 97 scholarships
University of Nebraska Medical Center 1 scholarships
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 25 scholarships
Wayne State College 122 scholarships
Western Nebraska Community College No scholarships
York College 20 scholarships