The price of education: Which Nebraska schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Nebraska residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Creighton University, Nebraska Wesleyan University and Doane University-Arts & Sciences, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Creighton University
Omaha
8,654
$39,916
2
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln
2,064
$34,202
3
Doane University-Arts & Sciences
Crete
1,069
$33,800
4
Midland University
Fremont
1,793
$32,598
5
Concordia University-Nebraska
Seward
2,520
$32,220
6
Hastings College
Hastings
1,202
$30,050
7
The Creative Center
Omaha
51
$27,700
8
Union College
Lincoln
868
$23,780
9
Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln
Lincoln
58
$21,000
10
College of Saint Mary
Omaha
1,140
$20,350
11
York College
York
462
$19,310
12
La'James International College
Fremont
17
$18,660
13
College of Hair Design-Downtown
Lincoln
88
$18,450
14
College of Hair Design-East Campus
Lincoln
40
$18,450
15
Nebraska Christian College of Hope International University
Papillion
146
$17,665
16
Xenon International Academy-Omaha
Omaha
215
$17,300
17
Bryan College of Health Sciences
Lincoln
679
$17,282
18
Joseph's College Cosmetology
Lincoln
202
$17,100
19
Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics
Omaha
124
$17,095
20
Myotherapy Institute
Lincoln
23
$16,750
21
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
Omaha
1,167
$16,308
22
National American University-Bellevue
Bellevue
98
$15,000
23
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus
Lincoln
296
$14,343
24
Kaplan University-Omaha Campus
Omaha
458
$14,343
25
Clarkson College
Omaha
1,273
$13,392
26
Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies
Lincoln
1,802
$11,370
27
Universal College of Healing Arts
Omaha
46
$10,566
28
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln
26,079
$9,242
29
Bellevue University
Bellevue
8,655
$7,827
30
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha
15,731
$7,790
31
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney
6,644
$7,512
32
Peru State College
Peru
2,349
$7,512
33
Chadron State College
Chadron
2,737
$7,384
34
Wayne State College
Wayne
3,292
$7,172
35
Summit Christian College
Gering
30
$6,726
36
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Curtis
317
$5,228
37
Little Priest Tribal College
Winnebago
141
$5,140
38
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy
180
$4,080
39
Northeast Community College
Norfolk
5,086
$3,480
40
Mid-Plains Community College
Platte
2,221
$3,210
41
Southeast Community College Area
Lincoln
9,412
$3,128
42
Metropolitan Community College Area
Omaha
14,954
$3,105
43
Central Community College
Island
6,082
$3,000
44
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff
1,905
$2,820

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Organizations in this Story

Bellevue University Bryan College of Health Sciences Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics Central Community College Chadron State College Clarkson College College of Hair Design-Downtown College of Hair Design-East Campus College of Saint Mary Concordia University-Nebraska Creighton University Doane University-Arts & Sciences Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies Hastings College Joseph's College Cosmetology Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Kaplan University-Omaha Campus La'James International College Little Priest Tribal College Metropolitan Community College Area Mid-Plains Community College Midland University Myotherapy Institute National American University-Bellevue Nebraska Christian College of Hope International University Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Nebraska Indian Community College Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Nebraska Wesleyan University Northeast Community College Peru State College Southeast Community College Area Summit Christian College The Creative Center Union College Universal College of Healing Arts University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wayne State College Western Nebraska Community College Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln Xenon International Academy-Omaha York College

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