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    Nebraska is home to more than 50 colleges, universities, and technical schools. As most of the state’s cities have small populations, many of the colleges in the Great Plains State are centered around the state capital Lincoln and the largest city Omaha. The largest and well known public schools of University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and University of Nebraska, Omaha are ranked among the best colleges in the Midwest, and the latter is noted by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges. For private school choices in Nebraska, the liberal art schools of Nebraska Wesleyan and Doane College are considered prestigious choices. For community college choices, Nebraska offers a long list, including options such as Southeast Community College, Metropolitan Community College, and Central Community College.

    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

      University of Nebraska-Lincoln Save

      14th and R St, Lincoln, NE 68588
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      "The University of Nebraska provides the kinds of academic resources you would expect from a mammoth, world class, state university along with the quality of life that can only be found in the "spacious and beautiful Midwest." And, as if ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Creighton University

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      2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178
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      "Creighton University is a "small, personable" Jesuit school in Nebraska with a great reputation, hard tests, and a sweeping set of liberal arts core requirements. "Grade-grubbing pre-meds" notwithstanding, students at Creighton are motivated and ethical Midwesterners who are outgoing, cheerful, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • College of Saint Mary

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      7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE 68106
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      "The words "College of Saint" at the beginning of a school's name generally indicate that the school is Catholic and all-female. The College of Saint Mary - a professionally geared bastion of liberal arts in Omaha, NE - is no ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Nebraska Wesleyan University

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      5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504
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      Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln provides a liberal arts education for about 2,100 students. Students can relax with a round of frisbee golf or take in a concert at the Vance D. Rogers Center for the Fine Arts, complete with ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Concordia University-Nebraska

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      800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, NE 68434
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      Nearly half of the students at strongly Christian Concordia University are education majors. When students here aren't learning how to teach, they can stroll the beautiful neighborhood that surrounds the campus and ogle at homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright ... learn more

      Alternative, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Hastings College

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      710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, NE 68901
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      About 1000 students grow intellectually and spiritually at Presbyterian-affiliated Hastings College, a decidedly Christian school in Hastings, NE, about 100 miles from Lincoln. Socially, students enjoy the annual Boar's Head Dinner, a fancy dress-up, sit-down dinner prepared and served by ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • York College

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      1125 E 8th St, York, NE 68467
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      York College is Christian college with 459 students located in York, NE. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Grace University

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      1311 S 9th St, Omaha, NE 68108
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      "Grace University - a Bible college with a servant-leader attitude - boasts a Bible-centered liberal arts curriculum, stresses practical experience in church ministry, and prepares students "for life and the development of Christian character." Grace University's KGBI, 100.7 on your ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Organization logo Union College

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      3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68506
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      Union College is Adventist college with 821 students located in Lincoln, NE. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • University of Nebraska at Omaha

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      6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182
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      The urban campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha has a large percentage of part-timers among its 12,000 undergraduate students, many of whom take advantage of weekend, evening, and summer programs. The school offers a wide range of majors ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Nebraska at Kearney

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      905 W 25th St, Kearney, NE 68849
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      Over 5000 undergraduates attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney in central Nebraska. Less than 40% of the over 90% of in-state students live on campus (you do the math), but living on campus is required for freshmen. Business, education ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science

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    • There are 43 Colleges in Nebraska.

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