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Lincoln Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Lincoln Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Lincoln, Nebraska

There are at least 9 colleges in Lincoln, listed and described below. These schools represent 37,773 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 33,826 full-time students, and a reported 9,009 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Southeast Community College Area and Nebraska Wesleyan University. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Nebraska Wesleyan University or University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

We also provide an extensive list of Nebraska Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Lincoln is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Lincoln.

Featured Colleges in the Lincoln Area (QuickSchools™)

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Kaplan University - KHE


Lincoln, NE

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  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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Colleges in Lincoln with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
5035 Everett
Lincoln, NE 68506-1299

  • Programs: registered nursing, sonography and ultrasound tech, cardiovascular tech, nurse anesthetist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 397 students, 280 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business, nursing administration, forensic science, psychology, American history, elementary school teaching, biology, speech and rhetoric
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,107 students, 2,064 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 899 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 520-650. Math: 550-680.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Union College Lincoln
3800 S 48th
Lincoln, NE 68506

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, registered nursing, physician assistant, elementary school teaching, health service and sciences, international public health, communication studies, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,009 students, 939 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 642 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, finance, biology, food and nutrition, marketing, law, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 22,973 students, 20,419 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 6,827 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-670. Math: 530-670.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Lincoln Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

College of Hair Design Lincoln
304 S Eleventh St
Lincoln, NE 68508-2199

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, barber, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 203 students, 248 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master
303 N 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68504

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: curriculum and instruction, educational administration, management science, business management, counseling psychology, human resources, organizational communications, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,649 students, 1,539 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Josephs College of Beauty
5801 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510-2226

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 302 students, 552 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Myotherapy Institute
6020 S 58th St
Lincoln, NE 68516

  • Programs: massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 35 students, 32 full-time equivalent.

Southeast Community College Area
301south 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, liberal arts and sciences, licensed practical nurse, automobile mechanics, electronics tech, truck and bus driver, diesel mechanics, agricultural management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,603 students, 8,553 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 641 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Crete Colleges 1 6,028 921 930
Seward Colleges 1 6,319 1,279 1,015

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