Which Nebraska schools receive the most state student aid?


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wayne State College and University of Nebraska at Kearney reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Nebraska schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Nebraska recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln
25,820
686
$1,480,634
$2,158
2
Wayne State College
Wayne
3,633
468
$1,177,787
$2,517
3
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney
6,327
202
$558,976
$2,767
4
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha
15,431
294
$493,185
$1,678
5
Midland University
Fremont
1,873
141
$372,226
$2,640
6
Northeast Community College
Norfolk
5,016
179
$177,499
$992
7
Southeast Community College Area
Lincoln
9,240
125
$158,246
$1,266
8
Chadron State College
Chadron
2,448
62
$120,641
$1,946
9
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln
2,095
112
$112,150
$1,001
10
Doane University-Arts & Sciences
Crete
1,008
59
$92,375
$1,566

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Organizations in this Story

Chadron State College Doane University-Arts & Sciences Midland University Nebraska Wesleyan University Northeast Community College Southeast Community College Area University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wayne State College

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