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#36 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
20 Colleges
7,747 Yearly Graduations
$41,761 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

Nebraska ranked #36 in the nation for graduate degrees with 7,747 students receiving a diploma in 2019. Graduate students from Nebraska can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $10,440 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $13,056. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,473 Yearly Degrees
$16,128 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Creighton handed out 1,473 graduate degrees. This makes it the #1 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Creighton University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,128 $16,128
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,770 $1,770
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $896 $896

#2

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
1,407 Yearly Degrees
$5,976 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UNL ranked #2 in terms of popularity with 1,407 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Nebraska - Lincoln

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,976 $17,280
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,599 $1,599
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $332 $960

Public Public vs. Private
1,086 Yearly Degrees
$5,558 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UNOMAHA ranked #3 in terms of popularity with 1,086 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Nebraska at Omaha

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,558 $14,440
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,580 $1,580
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $332 $798

#4

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
800 Yearly Degrees
$10,530 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Bellevue University handed out 800 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bellevue University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,530 $10,530
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $675 $675
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $585 $585

Public Public vs. Private
712 Yearly Degrees
$8,964 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UNMC ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 712 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Nebraska Medical Center

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,964 $25,677
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $582 $582
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $332 $951

Public Public vs. Private
481 Yearly Degrees
$6,048 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UNK handed out 481 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #6 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Nebraska at Kearney

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,048 $13,296
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,333 $1,333
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $252 $554

#7

Doane University

Crete, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
378 Yearly Degrees
$7,324 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Doane Crete ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 378 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Doane University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,324 $7,324
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $178 $178
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $334 $334

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
313 Yearly Degrees
$8,650 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Concordia ranked #8 in terms of popularity with 313 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Concordia University - Nebraska

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,650 $8,650
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $480 $480

#9

Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$11,178 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Clarkson College handed out 164 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Clarkson College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,178 $11,178
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $480 $480
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $621 $621

#10

Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
160 Yearly Degrees
$4,086 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Chadron State College handed out 160 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Chadron State College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,086 $8,172
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,266 $1,266
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $227 $454

#11

Wayne State College

Wayne, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$4,086 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 20 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, WSC ranked #11 in terms of popularity with 158 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wayne State College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,086 $8,172
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,220 $1,220
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $227 $454

#12

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
142 Yearly Degrees
$17,930 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Saint Mary handed out 142 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for College of Saint Mary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,930 $17,930
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $652 $652

#13

Peru State College

Peru, Nebraska
Public Public vs. Private
134 Yearly Degrees
$8,898 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Peru State College was ranked the #13 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 134 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Peru State College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,898 $8,898
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $371 $371

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees
$11,955 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Nebraska Methodist College handed out 99 graduate degrees. This makes it the #14 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,955 $11,955
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $150 $150
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $656 $656

#15

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$5,043 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

NWU handed out 86 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #15 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Nebraska Wesleyan University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,043 $5,043
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $50 $50
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $420 $420

#16

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$14,561 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Midland U handed out 66 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Midland University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,561 $14,561
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $903 $903
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $509 $509

#17

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$21,991 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Bryan College of Health Sciences was ranked the #17 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 35 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bryan College of Health Sciences

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,991 $21,991
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,485 $1,485
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,016 $1,016

#18

Union College Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$26,160 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Union College Lincoln handed out 24 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #18 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Union College Nebraska

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $26,160 $26,160
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,600 $3,600

#19

York College

York, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$4,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, York College handed out 16 graduate degrees. This makes it the #19 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for York College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,500 $4,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $600 $600
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $425 $425

#20

Hastings College

Hastings, Nebraska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$9,240 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Hastings handed out 13 graduate degrees. This makes it the #20 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Hastings College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,240 $9,240
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,520 $1,520
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $420 $420

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