Nebraska Community Colleges

  • There are 16 community colleges located throughout Nebraska (8 public colleges and 8 private colleges), serving 41,629 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 $14,732 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (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
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
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Learn about the research that shows how participation in community college boosts student performance and success.
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Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.