Located in the Midwestern United States, Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Wyoming and Colorado to the west, Missouri and Iowa to the east, and Kansas to the south. The state has a total population of 1,868,516 (2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimates). Lincoln is the state capital, while Omaha is the largest city. Other cities include Bellevue and Grand Island.
Nebraska’s economy is largely driven by agriculture... Other key sectors include transport and logistics, software and technology, finance and insurance, advanced manufacturing and tourism. The state is home to five companies on the 2014 Fortune 500 list, namely Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc, ConAgra Foods, Union Pacific Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway, and Mutual of Omaha Insurance.
Nebraska is home to 52 colleges, universities, and/or technical schools.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in Nebraska, contact Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|University of Nebraska – Lincoln||Business,Education,Parks/Recreation||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Nebraska – Kearney||Business Administration,Education,English||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Bellevue University||Business,Computer/Information Sciences,Social Sciences||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Nebraska – Omaha||Biological/Life Sciences,Business Administration,Psychology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|