Graduate Schools in Nebraska | NE Graduate Programs

Have you thought about attending graduate school in Nebraska? In addition to the colleges and universities, Nebraska offers more miles of river than any other state. The Cornhusker state boasts 87 state parks and its terrain allows for lots of fishing and hunting.

Nebraska has a 2014 population estimate of 1,881,503, which is a 3% change from 2010. 28.5% of the state has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $51,672. Lincoln is the state’s capital and its largest city is Omaha, which is located on the Missouri River. The state is crossed by many historic trails, and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The California Gold Rush brought the first large numbers of non-indigenous settlers to the area.i

Manufacturing is a large part of Nebraska’s economy. Firms making electronic components, auto accessories, pharmaceuticals, and mobile homes have joined such older industries as clothing, farm machinery, chemicals, and transportation equipment.ii

If studying in Nebraska sounds like a good idea, check out the graduate programs below.

Discover Top Nebraska Cities for a Graduate Program

PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor’s degree or higher
Omahaiii408,958$48,052$77633.1%
Lincolniv258,379$49,113$71436.1%
Bellevuev50,137$59,164$83527.8%

i factmonster.com/us-states/nebraska.html

ii En.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nebraska

iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3137000,00

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3137000,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3128000,00

vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/3103950,00

  • Some of the nation’s most affordable tuition rates, from a private, nonprofit, NEASC accredited university
  • Qualified students with 2.5 GPA and up may receive up to $20K in grants & scholarships
  • Multiple term start dates throughout the year. 24/7 online classroom access
  • Accredited online university.
  • Capella University offers graduate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.
  • Competency-based curriculum delivers both foundation knowledge and real-world skills, so that what you’re learning in your courses is immediately applicable to your career goals.
  • Purdue University Global

  • Northcentral University

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University

  • Hastings College

  • Peru State College

  • University of Nebraska - Kearney

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Chadron State College

  • Central Michigan University

  • College of Saint Mary

  • Wayne State College

  • Bellevue University