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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.

Education Institutes in Lincoln
Total Number of Educational Institutes
13
Total Enrollment in all institutes
41,315
Number of Public Educational Institutes
3
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
6
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
21.18%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
3,072
On Campus and Online Programs in Lincoln
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering both
12
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Lincoln
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Bryan College of Health Sciences703Four or more years13,85610
College of Hair Design-Downtown92At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A3
Joseph's College Cosmetology266At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A1
Nebraska Wesleyan University2,059Four or more years30,59863
Southeast Community College Area9,262At least 2 but less than 4 years2,95258
University of Nebraska-Central Administration System OfficeN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Myotherapy Institute41At least 2 but less than 4 years15,9502
Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies1,568Four or more years10,36018
College of Hair Design-East Campus67At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A2
Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln55At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A2
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus410Four or more years15,327104
University of Nebraska-Lincoln25,897Four or more years6,757268
Union College895Four or more years21,45657
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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