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Omaha Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Omaha Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Omaha, Nebraska

There are at least 17 colleges in Omaha, listed and described below. These schools represent 42,557 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 35,015 full-time students, and a reported 4,831 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Metropolitan Community College Area, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Creighton University and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

We also provide an extensive list of Nebraska Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

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

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Bellevue, NE

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  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
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Omaha, NE

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  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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Omaha, NE

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  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
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Colleges in Omaha with Selective Admissions

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

Alegent Health School of Radiologic Technology
7500 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68124

  • Programs: radiographer
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 23 students, 8 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Clarkson College
101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68131-2739

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, radiation therapist, physical therapist assistant, nurse practitioner, business, various nursing, licensed practical nurse, medical records admin
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 788 students, 657 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 140 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.

College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, business management, teacher ed, health care administration, legal assistant, medical records tech, occupational therapy, general studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 973 students, 790 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 250 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, pharmacy, law, medicine, biology, finance, dentistry, physical therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 6,992 students, 8,639 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,433 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-630. Math: 540-660. Writing: 510-620.
  • 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.

Grace University
1311 S 9th St
Omaha, NE 68108-3629

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: bible studies, counseling psychology, business management, religious education, missionary studies, pastoral counseling, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 431 students, 362 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 301 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
720 North 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114-2852

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, surgical tech, medical assistant, sonography and ultrasound tech, respiratory care tech, radiographer, health and fitness, health care administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 592 students, 561 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 101 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Omaha School of Massage Therapy
9748 Park Dr
Omaha, NE 68127

  • Programs: massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 122 students, 138 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

The Creative Center
10850 Emmet St
Omaha, NE 68164

  • Programs: commercial art
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 107 students, 177 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Universal College of Healing Arts
8702 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112-1810

  • Programs: massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 100 students, 83 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, elementary school teaching, criminal justice and safety, secondary teaching, psychology, social work, biology, computer science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 14,156 students, 11,287 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,552 student capacity.
  • 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.

University of Nebraska Medical Center
987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE 68198-7815

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, physician assistant, clinical lab tech, dental hygienist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 3,128 students, 1,656 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. On-campus daycare.

Xenon International Academy Omaha
8516 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127-3622

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 243 students, 407 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Omaha Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Capitol School of Hairstyling
2819 S 125 Ave, Suite 268
Omaha, NE 68144

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, teacher education and development
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 98 students, 132 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Metropolitan Community College Area
30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences, business management, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, criminal justice and safety, heavy equipment maintenance tech, computer and info science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 14,804 students, 10,118 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 54 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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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)
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Bellevue Colleges 1 44,382 7,792  
Blair Colleges 1 7,512 634 558
Papillion Colleges 1 16,363 101 186

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