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Schools in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has 51 schools. It offers subjects such as criminal justice and project management. While in 2010, 122,869 students were enrolled in undergraduate programs, institutions in this state enrolled 23,262 students in graduate programs. 27,776 students graduated with degrees from institutions in this state in 2010.

Overview

This state has seven 4-year institutions, seven community and technical colleges, and 36 private institutions. Institutions in Nebraska offer students 262 certificate programs, 367 programs at the associate's level, 868 programs at the bachelor's level, 268 master's level programs, and 73 doctorate level programs and this state offers subjects such as advanced nursing and law enforcement.

Tuition at schools in this state greatly varies. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $5,860 per year. Community and technical public colleges cost $2,866 each year. Tuition at Nebraska private institutions ranges from $2,925 to $30,578 each year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, Nebraska college students receive $910 every year. A majority of financial aid is loans, however, about 56% of the financial aid is scholarships and 38% of the financial aid is institutional grants. In 2009, students were given $50,998,602 by institutions. Since just over half of the students are female, close to 18% of students are over 24 years of age, and close to 22% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background, it follows that Nebraska institutions have a fairly diverse student population.

Women

55%

Men

45%

Age 18-24

67%

Age 25 & Up

28%

Student Enrollment in Nebraska 2008-2010

The number of students who institutions in Nebraska had enrolled increased from 2008 to 2010. In particular, the number of undergraduate students climbed by 12,465 and graduates climbed by 2,522 students.

Student Enrollment in Nebraska 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 110404
  • Undergraduate 2009: 116935
  • Undergraduate 2010: 122869
  • Graduate 2008: 20740
  • Graduate 2009: 22261
  • Graduate 2010: 23262

Completed Degrees in Nebraska

In 2010, 27,776 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. 5% of students graduated with doctorate degrees, while close to half of the students graduated with bachelor degrees.

Completed Degrees in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 3338
  • Associates: 4862
  • Bachelors: 13686
  • Masters: 4498
  • Doctorate: 1392

National VS Nebraska Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in this state are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Nebraska Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Nebraska Graduating Students: 9375
  • Nebraska Non-Graduating Students: 10188

Top Nebraska Jobs by Median Salary

Top Nebraska Jobs by Median Salary

  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 222670
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: 220000
  • Pediatricians, General: 216430
  • Psychiatrists: 207490
  • Internists, General: 197110

Nebraska Job Market

Nebraska Job Market

  • Nebraska Average Salary 2008: 36301
  • Nebraska Average Salary 2009: 37488
  • Nebraska Average Salary 2010: 38289
  • Nebraska Employment Number 2008: 1856570
  • Nebraska Employment Number 2009: 1835745
  • Nebraska Employment Number 2010: 1804820

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1. Nebraska Christian College

12550 S. 114th St.
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 935-9400

Nebraska Christian College, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Papillion, NE. It offers 13 programs. Out of those, this school offers five degrees at the associate's level to students and eight degrees at the bachelor's level.

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2. Wayne State College

1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7000

Wayne State College offers 68 programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate, 52 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 15 master's level degrees. This medium-sized school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Wayne, NE. WSC is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska.

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3. The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

404 East 7th
Curtis, NE 69025-9552
(308) 367-5207x207

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture offers eight programs. Of those, students are offered four certificates by this school and four associate's level degrees. This school, which is 0.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Curtis, NE. This school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska.

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4. Kaplan University - Lincoln

1821 K St
Lincoln, NE 68501-2826
(402) 474-5315

Kaplan University-Lincoln, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE. Kaplan offers 15 programs. Out of those, Kaplan offers four certificates to students, nine associate's level degrees, and two bachelor's level degrees.

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5. Kaplan University - Omaha

5425 N. 103rd St.
Omaha, NE 68134-1002
(402) 431-6100

Kaplan University-Omaha, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. KU offers 16 programs. Specifically, it offers five certificates to students, seven degrees at the associate's level, and four degrees at the bachelor's level.

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6. The Myotherapy Institute

6020 S 58th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 421-7410

The Myotherapy Institute, which is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE. This school offers two programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level.

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7. Doane College - Crete

1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, NE 68333
(402) 826-2161

Doane College-Crete offers 33 programs. Doane offers 33 bachelor's level degrees to students. Doane, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Crete, NE. This school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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8. Mid-Plains Community College

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

Mid-Plains Community College offers 34 programs. Of those, it offers 16 certificates to students and 18 associate's level degrees. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in North Platte, NE. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska.

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9. The Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

720 North 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114-2852
(402) 354-7000

The Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health offers 16 programs. Of those, this school offers students three certificates, five associate's level degrees, five degrees at the bachelor's level, and three degrees at the master's level. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. This school is the only nursing school in Nebraska.

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10. The College of Hair Design

304 S Eleventh St
Lincoln, NE 68508-2199
(402) 477-4040

The College of Hair Design, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Lincoln, NE. It offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by this vocational school. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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11. The University of Phoenix - Omaha

13321 California St Ste 200
Omaha, NE 68154-5258
(402) 530-1901

The University of Phoenix-Omaha, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. This school offers 12 programs. Specifically, UOPX offers students ten degrees at the bachelor's level and two degrees at the master's level.

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12. Central Community College

3134 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
(308) 398-4222

Central Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Island, NE. This college offers 62 programs. Out of those, this community college offers 30 certificates to students and 32 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska.

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13. The College of Hair Design - East

9000 Andermatt Dr
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 488-7007

The College of Hair Design-East, which is 6.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE. It offers two programs. This school offers two certificates to students. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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14. Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

9748 Park Dr
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 331-3694

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University offers three programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates by this school and one degree at the associate's level. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE.

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15. The Alegent Health School of Radiologic Technology

7500 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68124
(402) 398-5527

The Alegent Health School of Radiologic Technology, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE and it offers one program.

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16. The Fullen School of Hair Design

1909 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 632-3731

The Fullen School of Hair Design offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by this school. This vocational school, which is 0.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Scottsbluff, NE. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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17. Peru State College

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010
(402) 872-3815

Peru State College, which is 0.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Peru, NE. PSU offers 20 programs. Out of those, this school offers 18 degrees at the bachelor's level to students and two degrees at the master's level. PSU is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska.

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18. The University of Nebraska Medical Center

987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE 68198-7815
(402) 559-3937

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. This school offers 45 programs. Of those, this school offers students five certificates, nine degrees at the bachelor's level, 16 degrees at the master's level, and 15 degrees at the doctorate level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Nebraska.

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19. York College

1125 E 8th St
York, NE 68467-2699
(402) 363-5600

York College, which is near the center of the city, is in York, NE. This university offers 35 programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the associate's level by York and 34 degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 4 research universities in Nebraska.

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20. Grace University

1311 S 9th St
Omaha, NE 68108-3629
(402) 449-2800

Grace University offers 24 programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate, two associate's level degrees, 19 degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level degrees. This school, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE.

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21. Midland University

900 N. Clarkson
Fremont, NE 68025
(800) 642-8382

Midland University, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fremont, NE. Midland offers 61 programs. More specifically, students are offered 60 degrees at the bachelor's level by Midland and one master's level degree. This school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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22. Little Priest Tribal College

610 College Drive
Winnebago, NE 68071-0270
(402) 878-2380x160

Little Priest Tribal College offers six programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate by this school and five degrees at the associate's level. This very small school, which is near the center of the city, is in Winnebago, NE. It is one of 2 tribal colleges in Nebraska.

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23. Vatterott College - Spring Valley

11818 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 891-9411

Vatterott College-Spring Valley, which is near the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. It offers 15 programs. Of those, students are offered seven certificates by this small school and eight degrees at the associate's level.

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24. The BryanLGH College of Health Sciences

5035 Everett
Lincoln, NE 68506-1299
(402) 481-3801

The BryanLGH College of Health Sciences offers four programs. More specifically, it offers two degrees at the associate's level to students, one bachelor's level degree, and one degree at the master's level. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE.

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25. Summit Christian College

2025 21st Street
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 632-6933

Summit Christian College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Gering, NE. It offers four programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate to students, one associate's level degree, and two bachelor's level degrees.

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26. The College of Saint Mary

7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 399-2400

The College of Saint Mary offers 34 programs. More specifically, this school offers students four certificates, six associate's level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelor's level, five degrees at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level. This school, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE.

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27. Concordia University - Seward

800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434-1556
(800) 535-5494

Concordia University-Seward, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Seward, NE. It offers 52 programs. Specifically, this liberal arts college offers students eight certificates, 38 bachelor's level degrees, and six master's level degrees. This school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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28. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Metropolitan Community College Area, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. It offers 101 programs. Out of those, students are offered 44 certificates by it and 57 degrees at the associate's level. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska and the fourth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska.

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29. Nebraska Indian Community College

1 College Hill
Macy, NE 68039-0428
(402) 494-2311

Nebraska Indian Community College offers nine programs. Of those, it offers three certificates to students and six associate's level degrees. It is located near Macy, NE. It is one of 2 tribal colleges in Nebraska.

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30. Doane College - Lincoln Grand Island and Master

303 N 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-4774

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master offers 14 programs. Specifically, this school offers ten degrees at the bachelor's level to students and four degrees at the master's level. This school, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE.

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31. The Creative Center

10850 Emmet St
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 898-1000

The Creative Center, which is 5.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. It offers two programs. Of those, it offers one degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level.

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32. The Xenon International Academy - Omaha

8516 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127-3622
(402) 393-2933x1007

The Xenon International Academy-Omaha, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. It offers four programs. It offers students four certificates. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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33. Hastings College

710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2402

Hastings College offers 84 programs. Specifically, it offers 63 bachelor's level degrees to students and 21 degrees at the master's level. This liberal arts college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hastings, NE. Hastings is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska and the sixth largest institution in the state of Nebraska.

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34. The Universal College of Healing Arts

8702 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112-1810
(402) 556-4456

The Universal College of Healing Arts offers two programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate by it and one associate's level degree. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE.

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35. La'James International College

1660 N Grant
Fremont, NE 68025
(402) 721-6500

La'James International College offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by this school. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Fremont, NE.

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36. The Regional West Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology

3700 Ave D
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 630-1155

The Regional West Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Scottsbluff, NE and it offers one program. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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37. Josephs College of Beauty - Lincoln

5801 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510-2226
(402) 475-5385

Josephs College of Beauty-Lincoln, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE. It offers two programs. This school offers two certificates to students. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Nebraska.

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38. The University of Nebraska at Kearney

905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Kearney, NE. UNK offers 57 programs. Out of those, this mid-sized school offers students two certificates, 37 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 18 master's level degrees. This school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska.

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39. Clarkson College

101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68131-2739
(402) 552-3100

Clarkson College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. It offers 13 programs. More specifically, it offers three certificates to students, three degrees at the associate's level, three bachelor's level degrees, and four degrees at the master's level.

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40. Chadron State College

1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337-2690
(308) 432-6000

Chadron State College offers 62 programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate by it, 47 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 14 degrees at the master's level. This public school, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chadron, NE. It is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska.

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41. ITT Technical Institute - Omaha

9814 M St
Omaha, NE 68127-9812
(402) 331-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Omaha, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. ITT offers 16 programs. More specifically, ITT offers students ten degrees at the associate's level and six bachelor's level degrees. This specialized school is the only technical college in Nebraska.

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42. Union College

3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 486-2600

Union College, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE. It offers 59 programs. More specifically, students are offered seven associate's level degrees by this school, 51 degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level. This very small school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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43. Bellevue University

1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE 68005-3098
(402) 291-8100

Bellevue University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bellevue, NE. This school offers 36 programs. Of those, it offers students 23 bachelor's level degrees, 12 degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree.

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44. The Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics

10803 John Galt Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 333-3329x241

The Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. This school offers three programs. This school offers students three certificates.

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45. Creighton University

2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2700

Creighton University offers 116 programs. Specifically, Creighton offers students 21 certificates, seven associate's level degrees, 50 bachelor's level degrees, 28 degrees at the master's level, and ten degrees at the doctorate level. This university, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. CU is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Nebraska and the third biggest institution in the state of Nebraska.

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46. Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Nebraska Wesleyan University offers 62 programs. Specifically, it offers four certificates to students, 55 bachelor's level degrees, and three master's level degrees. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lincoln, NE. It is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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47. Western Nebraska Community College

1601 E 27th St
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899
(308) 635-3606

Western Nebraska Community College offers 67 programs. Of those, this college offers 14 certificates to students and 53 associate's level degrees. This college, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Scottsbluff, NE. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska.

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48. Southeast Community College Area

301south 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449
(402) 471-3333

Southeast Community College Area, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lincoln, NE. It offers 52 programs. Out of those, this college offers students 19 certificates and 33 associate's level degrees. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska.

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49. The University of Nebraska at Omaha

6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225
(402) 554-2800

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers 136 programs. Of those, this university offers students 15 certificates, 80 bachelor's level degrees, 37 degrees at the master's level, and four doctorate level degrees. UNO, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. This university is one of 4 research universities in Nebraska.

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50. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 248 programs. Specifically, it offers students three certificates, one associate's level degree, 130 bachelor's level degrees, 73 degrees at the master's level, and 41 degrees at the doctorate level. UNL, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lincoln, NE. This large university is one of 4 research universities in Nebraska.

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51. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Norfolk, NE. This college offers 99 programs. More specifically, this college offers students 19 certificates and 80 degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska and the fifth largest institution in the state of Nebraska.