Top Nebraska Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 14 top community colleges located throughout Nebraska (7 public colleges and 7 private colleges), serving 41,363 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 $15,120 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (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

Top Nebraska Community Colleges by Town (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 7500 Mercy Road
    Omaha NE  68124
    (402)398-5527

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

    6,377 students
  • 10850 Emmet St
    Omaha NE  68164
    (402)898-1000

    39 students
  • 1821 K St
    Lincoln NE  68508
    (402)474-5315

    593 students
  • 5425 N. 103rd St.
    Omaha NE  68134
    (402)572-8500

    720 students
  • 30 & Fort Street
    Omaha NE  68111
    (402)457-2400

    14,675 students
  • 1101 Halligan Drive
    North Platte NE  69101
    (800)658-4308

    2,143 students
  • Myotherapy Institute
    Private, for profit
    4001 Pioneer Woods Drive
    Lincoln NE  68506
    (402)421-7410

    15 students
  • 404 East 7th
    Curtis NE  69025
    (308)367-5253

    384 students
  • 801 E. Benjamin Avenue
    Norfolk NE  68701
    (402)371-2020

    5,008 students
  • 301 South 68th Street Place
    Lincoln NE  68510
    (402)471-3333

    9,392 students
  • 8702 North 30th Street
    Omaha NE  68112
    (402)556-4456

    14 students
  • 11818 I Street
    Omaha NE  68137
    (402)891-9411

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

    1,836 students
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