Colleges and Universities in Nebraska

Nebraska Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in Nebraska

More than 200 years ago, Lewis and Clark traveled through Nebraska, and the state continues to offer adventure for those looking for excitement off the beaten path. The state can be a place for you to study as well. The University of Nebraska and Nebraska State College systems provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs. If you are interested in a 2-year program, check out one of the eight tribal or community colleges systems in Nebraska. There are also 18 independent colleges and universities from which to choose. Whether you are interested in health services or a college seminary, you can find the right school for you in Nebraska.

Growth industries in Nebraska

There is a reason Fortune 500 companies such as Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods and Mutual of Omaha have chosen to base their companies in Nebraska. According to a study completed on behalf of the state's Department of Economic Development and Department of Labor, Nebraska has weathered the recession better than most other states. In particular, five sectors are considered current economic strongholds: biosciences; financial services; precision metals manufacturing; renewable energy; and transportation, warehousing and distribution logistics.

Students at universities in Nebraska may want to consider a degree program that will lead to one of the following occupations within these key sectors. Income figures are mean annual wages for 2010 provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  1. Accountants and auditors: $62,610
  2. Biochemists and biophysicists: $62,690
  3. Biomedical engineers: $70,320
  4. Environmental engineers: $72,480
  5. Logisticians: $69,980

Located in the center of the nation, Nebraska is home to diverse communities and offers excellent job prospects. Ranked the fourth best state for jobs by in 2008, Nebraska continues to offer opportunity around every corner.

See also: Nebraska Vocational Schools and Career Training

Other Colleges & Universities in Nebraska

Bellevue University
Bellevue, Nebraska
Central Community College
Grand Island, Hastings, Columbus, Nebraska
Chadron State College
Chadron, Nebraska
Clarkson College
Omaha, Nebraska
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, Nebraska
Concordia University Nebraska
Seward, Nebraska
Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska
Dana College
Blair, Nebraska
Doane College
Crete, Lincoln, Nebraska
Grace University
Omaha, Nebraska
Hastings College
Hastings, Nebraska
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago, Nebraska
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha, Nebraska
Mid Plains Community College
McCook, North Platte, Nebraska
Midland Lutheran College
Fremont, Nebraska
Nebraska Christian College
Papillion, Nebraska
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis, NE
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, Omaha, Niobrara, South Sioux City
Nebraska Methodist College
Omaha, Nebraska
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln, Nebraska
Northeast Community College
Norfolk, Nebraska
Peru State College
Peru, Nebraska
Southeast Community College
Lincoln, Beatrice, Milford, Nebraska
Summit Christian College
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
The Creative Center
Omaha, Nebraska
Union College
Lincoln, Nebraska
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, Nebraska
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska
Wayne State College
Wayne, Nebraska
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, Sidney, Alliance, Nebraska
York College
York, Nebraska
~ Nebraska State College System
Chadron State College, Peru State College, Wayne State College