Nebraska Community Colleges

  • There are 17 community colleges located throughout Nebraska (8 public colleges and 9 private colleges), serving 42,044 students.
  • For Nebraska community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,081 per year for in-state students and $4,438 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,206 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 19% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NE) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
6%
White
81%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
3%
NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Nebraska Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
May 26, 2017
Learn how online courses broaden the options of a community college education.
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.