Colleges in Nebraska

There are 66 Colleges in Nebraska, serving a population of 1,893,921 people in an area of 76,804 square miles. There is 1 College per 28,695 people, and 1 College per 1,163 square miles.

The state of Nebraska is ranked 28th in Colleges per capita, and 46th in Colleges per square mile.

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Nebraska College Statistics

Find Nebraska College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Nebraska College Enrollment
 NebraskaUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment139,232 (27.5%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Nebraska Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 NebraskaUnited States
Some College, No Degree288,681 (23.4%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree126,111 (10.2%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree251,182 (20.4%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree126,270 (10.2%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Nebraska Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 NebraskaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher377,45266,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others74,762 (19.8%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business83,624 (22.2%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education73,033 (19.3%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering105,134 (27.9%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields40,899 (10.8%)6,249,701 (9.3%)