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Nebraska Healthcare Colleges

30 Colleges
5,470 Yearly Graduations
$53,900 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,340 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Nebraska ranked #39 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 5,470 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Nebraska is $13,475 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,688 a year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,585 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1,083 Yearly Degrees
$11,641 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 918 undergraduates at UNMC, of which 755 are full-time, and there are 4,055 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 2 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $59,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,077 Yearly Degrees
$41,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Creighton University is 8,821, of which 4,472 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,325 are full-time. For undergraduates at Creighton, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,247 a year. Creighton has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,500 during the early-career years.

#3

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
418 Yearly Degrees
$2,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southeast Community College Area is 9,756, which includes 3,413 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,060 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Community College is $31,000.

#4

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees
$3,150 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,368 students at Central Community College in total, 1,846 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

34% of Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,094 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

#5

Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
371 Yearly Degrees
$13,968 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clarkson College is 1,108, of which 595 students are undergraduates and of those, 315 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Clarkson College is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 15% of accepted students are men, and 85% are women.

73% of Clarkson College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,946 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,000 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
351 Yearly Degrees
$15,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,128 students at Nebraska Methodist College in total, 766 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 433 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 7% are men and 93% are women.

74% of Nebraska Methodist College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,649 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nebraska Methodist College is $47,100.

Public Public vs. Private
272 Yearly Degrees
$3,105 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Metropolitan Community College is 14,300, which includes 5,081 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,325 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#8

Northeast Community College

Norfolk, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
225 Yearly Degrees
$3,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,053 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, and 5,258 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

45% of Northeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,800 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
210 Yearly Degrees
$20,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Saint Mary is 1,050, of which 808 students are undergraduates and of those, 774 are full-time. It takes the average Saint Mary undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%.

50% of Saint Mary students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,829 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,200 during the early-career years.

#10

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees
$7,851 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,637 students at Bellevue University in total, 8,204 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,077 are full-time. For undergraduates at Bellevue University, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Roughly 34% of students at Bellevue University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,125 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bellevue University is $45,200.

#11

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees
$16,898 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bryan College of Health Sciences is 775, of which 659 students are undergraduates and of those, 379 are full-time. Bryan College of Health Sciences has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,542 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bryan College of Health Sciences is $47,800.

#12

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
127 Yearly Degrees
$9,366 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,390 students at UNL in total, 20,478 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,132 are full-time. It takes the average UNL undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UNL take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,391 a year. UNL has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNL is $37,200.

#13

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$2,916 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 740 full-time undergraduates at WNCC, and 1,722 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

19% of WNCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,365 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WNCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
98 Yearly Degrees
$35,564 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nebraska Wesleyan University is 2,044, of which 1,842 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,705 are full-time. For undergraduates at NWU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

71% of NWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,473 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,300 during the early-career years.

#15

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
84 Yearly Degrees
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 745 full-time undergraduates at Mid-Plains Community College, and 2,125 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

32% of Mid-Plains Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,008 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mid-Plains Community College is $26,100.

#16

Union College Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees
$24,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 680 undergraduates at Union College, of which 623 are full-time, and there are 770 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Union College is 4.6 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,143 a year. Union College has a 5.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#17

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees
$7,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nebraska at Kearney is 6,279, of which 4,429 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,827 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNK, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

51% of UNK students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$7,980 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,153 students at UNOMAHA in total, 12,245 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,921 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNOMAHA is 5.6 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at UNOMAHA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,372 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,500 during the early-career years.

#19

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$34,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,809 students at Midland U in total, 1,663 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,118 are full-time. For undergraduates at Midland U, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 56% are men and 44% are women.

Roughly 87% of students at Midland U take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,734 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,700 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$10,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26 full-time undergraduates at Universal College of Healing Arts, and 26 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

67% of Universal College of Healing Arts students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,764 a year. Universal College of Healing Arts has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#21

Doane University

Crete, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$35,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,351 undergraduates at Doane Crete, of which 1,213 are full-time, and there are 2,422 students altogether. For undergraduates at Doane Crete, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

94% of Doane Crete students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,225 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Doane Crete is $36,100.

Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$5,347 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 230 full-time undergraduates at Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, and 331 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,979 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Concordia University, Nebraska

Seward, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$33,490 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Concordia University, Nebraska is 2,703, of which 2,226 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,203 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Concordia University, Nebraska is 4.3 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 57% of accepted students are men, and 43% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,900 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concordia University, Nebraska is $35,100.

#24

Myotherapy Institute

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$16,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17 full-time undergraduates at Myotherapy Institute, and 17 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

75% of Myotherapy Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,036 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#25

Hastings College

Hastings, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$31,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 967 undergraduates at Hastings, of which 958 are full-time, and there are 998 students altogether. For undergraduates at Hastings, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

75% of Hastings students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,311 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,300 during the early-career years.

Other Nebraska Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Wayne State College 2
28 Nebraska Indian Community College 1
29 Chadron State College 0
29 Little Priest Tribal College 0

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