Best Nebraska Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 14 community colleges serving 40,736 students in Nebraska (9 public colleges and 5 private colleges).
For Nebraska community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,808 per year for in-state students and $6,864 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,095 per year (view national tuition costs).
Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NE) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
12%
Black
6%
White
69%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
5%
NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Nebraska Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 3604 Summit Plaza Drive
    Bellevue NE  68123
    (402) 972-4250

    68 students
  • 404 East 7th
    Curtis NE  69025
    (308) 367-5266

    384 students
  • 8702 North 30th Street
    Omaha NE  68112
    (402) 556-4456

    35 students
  • 3134 West Hwy 34
    Grand Island NE  68802
    (308) 398-4222

    6,354 students
  • 6901 North 72nd St
    Omaha NE  68122
    (402) 572-3654

    15 students
  • The Creative Center
    The Creative Center Photo
    Private for-profit
    10850 Emmet Street
    Omaha NE  68164
    (402) 898-1000

    39 students
  • 30 & Fort Street
    Omaha NE  68111
    (531) 622-2400

    14,913 students
  • 1101 Halligan Drive
    North Platte NE  69101
    (800) 658-4308

    2,216 students
  • Myotherapy Institute
    Private for-profit
    4001 Pioneer Woods Drive
    Lincoln NE  68506
    (402) 421-7410

    11 students
  • 801 E Benjamin
    Norfolk NE  68702
    (402) 371-2020

    5,016 students
  • 1821 K Street
    Lincoln NE  68508
    (402) 474-5315

    288 students
  • 5425 North 103rd Street
    Omaha NE  68134
    (402) 431-6100

    332 students
  • 301 South 68th Street Place
    Lincoln NE  68510
    (402) 471-3333

    9,240 students
  • 1601 East 27th Street
    Scottsbluff NE  69361
    (308) 635-3606

    1,825 students
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