Best Nebraska Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 community colleges serving 40,351 students in Nebraska (8 public colleges and 4 private colleges).
For Nebraska community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,615 per year for in-state students and $5,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,390 per year (view national tuition costs).
Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 32% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NE) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
14%
Black
5%
White
68%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
6%
NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Nebraska Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 30 & Fort Street
    Omaha, NE 68111
    (531) 622-2400

    14,300 students
  • 3604 Summit Plaza Drive
    Bellevue, NE 68123
    (402) 972-4250

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

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

    6,368 students
  • 6901 North 72nd St
    Omaha, NE 68122
    (402) 572-3654

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

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

    2,125 students
  • 801 E Benjamin
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 371-2020

    5,258 students
  • 1821 K Street
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    (402) 474-5315

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

    9,756 students
  • 8702 North 30th Street
    Omaha, NE 68112
    (402) 556-4456

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

    1,722 students
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