List of colleges and universities in Nebraska
The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Nebraska.
Public colleges and universities
There are three regular and two specialized universities in the University of Nebraska system. The Nebraska State College System has three member institutions.
|Name||Founded||Location||Enrollment (Fall 2021)||System|
|Chadron State College||1911||Chadron||2,250||NSCS|
|Peru State College||1867||Peru||2,067||NSCS|
|Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture||1965||Curtis||292||NU|
|University of Nebraska at Kearney||1905||Kearney||6,275||NU|
|University of Nebraska–Lincoln||1869||Lincoln||24,431||NU|
|University of Nebraska Omaha||1908||Omaha||15,328||NU|
|University of Nebraska Medical Center||1880||Omaha||3,750||NU|
|Wayne State College||1910||Wayne||4,580||NSCS|
Private liberal arts colleges
|Name||Founded||Location||Enrollment (Fall 2021)|
|Creighton University||1878||2500 California Plaza, Omaha||8,735|
|Doane University||1872||1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete||2,060|
|Hastings College||1882||710 Turner Avenue, Hastings||946|
|Nebraska Wesleyan University||1887||5000 St. Paul Avenue, Lincoln||1,816|
Private colleges and universities
|Name||Founded||Location||Enrollment (Fall 2021)|
|Bryan College of Health Sciences||1926||Lincoln||744|
|CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology||Omaha||19|
|College of Saint Mary||1923||Omaha||1,011|
|Nebraska Methodist College||1891||Omaha||1,229|
|Summit Christian College||1951||Gering||26|
The following community colleges are members of the Nebraska Community College Association. In 1971, the Nebraska Legislature began development on a plan to merge the vocational-technical schools and junior colleges. In July 1973, the Nebraska Community College system was established with legislation (LB 759) consolidating junior colleges and vocational/technical schools.
|Name||Campus Locations||Enrollment (Fall 2021)||Previous Names|
|Central Community College||Grand Island, Columbus, Hastings||6,309||Central Nebraska Technical College; Platte Junior College|
|Little Priest Tribal College||Winnebago||165|
|Metropolitan Community College||Omaha||13,709||Metropolitan Technical Community College, "MetroTech"|
|Mid-Plains Community College||McCook, North Platte||2,101||McCook Junior College; North Platte Junior College; Mid-Plains Vocational Technical School|
|Nebraska Indian Community College||Macy, Santee, South Sioux City||409||American Indian Satellite Community College|
|Northeast Community College||Norfolk, O'Neill, West Point, South Sioux City||5,345||Norfolk Junior College; Northeast Nebraska Technical College|
|Southeast Community College||Lincoln, Milford, Beatrice||9,4116||Fairbury Junior College|
|Western Nebraska Community College||Scottsbluff, Sidney, Alliance||1,306||Scottsbluff Junior College; Alliance School of Practical Nursing; Western Nebr. Vocational Technical School|
|Name||Founded||Closed||Address||Other Names and Notes|
|Central Lutheran Theological Seminary||1893||1967||Fremont||Merged with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Illinois.|
|Cotner College||1889||1933||Bethany Heights (Lincoln)||Nebraska Christian University; Cotner School of Religion|
|Custer College||1901||1916||Broken Bow||Broken Bow Normal & Business College|
|Dana College||1884||2010||Blair||Trinity Seminary|
|Grace University||1943||2018||Omaha||Grace Bible Institute; Grace College of the Bible|
|Grand Island Baptist College||1892||1931||Grand Island||Grand Island College and Conservatory of Music. Merged with the University of Sioux Falls.|
|Grand Island College||1885||1999||Grand Island||Grand Island Business and Normal College; Grand Island School of Business; Spencer School of Business.|
|Hiram Scott College||1965||1972||Scottsbluff||Acquired by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center.|
|John F. Kennedy College||1965||1975||Wahoo|
|John J. Pershing College||1966||1971||Beatrice||Now occupied by the Beatrice campus of Southeast Community College.|
|Lincoln Normal University||1892||Lincoln|
|Lincoln School of Commerce||1884||1997||Lincoln||Lincoln Business College. Acquired by Educational Medical, Inc., later Hamilton College, Kaplan University, and finally Purdue University Global.|
|Nebraska Christian College||1945||2020||Papillion|||
|Nebraska College and Divinity School||1868||1885||Nebraska City|
|Nebraska University||1855||1872||Fontanelle||Fontanelle University; Reorganized as Doane College in Crete, Nebraska in 1872.|
|Otoe University||1859||1872||Nebraska City||In 1872, Otoe University was closed and taken over by Nebraska College and Divinity School.|
|Presbyterian Theological Seminary||1891||1943||Omaha|
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