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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. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $13,475 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $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.

Students who graduate from UNMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $59,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Creighton is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 43% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Creighton is $47,500.

#3

Southeast Community College Area

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

There are 9,756 students at Southeast Community College in total, 3,413 are 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

#4

Central Community College

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

The total student population at Central Community College is 6,368, which includes 1,846 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Community College is $27,100.

#5

Clarkson College

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

There are 1,108 students at Clarkson College in total, 595 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 315 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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

Roughly 73% of students at Clarkson College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,946 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

The total student population at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is 1,128, of which 766 students are undergraduates and of those, 433 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nebraska Methodist College is 4.1 years.

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

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,649 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Nebraska Methodist College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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.

18% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 5,258 students at Northeast in total, 2,053 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#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. For undergraduates at Saint Mary, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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

Roughly 50% of students at Saint Mary take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,829 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Saint Mary with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Bellevue University

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

There are 8,204 undergraduates at Bellevue University, of which 5,077 are full-time, and there are 11,637 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 40 to 1.

34% of Bellevue University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 659 undergraduates at Bryan College of Health Sciences, of which 379 are full-time, and there are 775 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Bryan College of Health Sciences is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

81% of Bryan College of Health Sciences students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,542 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at University of Nebraska - Lincoln is 25,390, of which 20,478 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,132 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNL is 4.5 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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 1,722 students at WNCC in total, 740 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at WNCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WNCC is $25,500.

#14

Nebraska Wesleyan University

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

There are 1,842 undergraduates at NWU, of which 1,705 are full-time, and there are 2,044 students altogether. It takes the average NWU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. 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. NWU has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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%.

Students who graduate from Mid-Plains Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 770 students at Union College in total, 680 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 623 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Union College is $34,000.

#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. It takes the average UNK undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

51% of UNK students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,959 a year. UNK has a 4.6% 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 UNK is $34,200.

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. For undergraduates at UNOMAHA, the average graduation time is 5.6 years.

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

Roughly 41% of students at UNOMAHA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,372 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNOMAHA is $35,500.

#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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Midland U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

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

Roughly 67% of students at Universal College of Healing Arts take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,764 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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

Roughly 94% of students at Doane Crete take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,225 a year. Doane Crete has a 5.7% 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 $36,100 during the early-career years.

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 typical student loan amount 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

#23

Concordia University, Nebraska

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

There are 2,703 students at Concordia University, Nebraska in total, 2,226 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,203 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 57% of accepted students are men, and 43% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Concordia University, Nebraska take out loans to pay for college. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 during the early-career years.

#24

Myotherapy Institute

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

The total student population at Myotherapy Institute is 17, which includes 17 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 75% of students at Myotherapy Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 998 students at Hastings in total, 967 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 958 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hastings is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 48% of accepted students 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 student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Hastings with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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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