Nursing Schools in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska is home to 28 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 16 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Nebraska.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Nebraska

Listed below are all nursing schools in Nebraska. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 28 nursing schools in the state of Nebraska. And according to our database 1 schools have been closed permanently.

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Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate89.7%
Cost per annum$8,523

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,374

The Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health is a private institution in Omaha, Nebraska, and part of the Methodist Health System. The college was founded in 1891 and offers degrees in nursing and allied health professions. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Union College

Lincoln, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,863

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Creighton University

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$30,353

Creighton University is a private institution in Omaha, Nebraska. It was founded in 1878 by the Society of Jesus. The university is one of the 28 institutions that belong to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The campus is outside the downtown area of Omaha and sits on 140 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Clarkson College

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.6%
Cost per annum$19,842

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,249

Programs offered

  • BSN

Northeast Community College

Norfolk, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate98.6%
Cost per annum$8,079

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is a public institution and part of the University of Nebraska, which includes six campuses across the state. It was founded in 1880 as a private medical college and joined the University of Nebraska system in 1902. Over the years, the university ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate85.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate99.0%
Cost per annum$5,997

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Midland University

Fremont, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate84.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,480

Programs offered

  • BSN

Central Community College

Grand Island, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate81.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate89.1%
Cost per annum$7,750

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN

Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate80.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.0%
Cost per annum$6,587

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Western Nebraska Community College

Scottsbluff, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate76.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate82.8%
Cost per annum$6,987

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

Lincoln, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate58.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate78.2%
Cost per annum$17,681

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate97.2%
Cost per annum$18,928

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

Omaha, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate81.2%
Cost per annum$22,215

Programs offered

  • LPN

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,540

Programs offered

  • BSN

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,349

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN

Concordia University-Nebraska

Seward, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,335

Programs offered

  • BSN

Doane University-Arts & Sciences

Crete, NE
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,165

Programs offered

  • BSN

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Western Nebraska Division

Scottsbluff, NE
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN

Central Community College - Grand Island Campus

Grand Island, NE
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Central Community College - Kearney Campus

Kearney, NE
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Central Community College - Platte Campus

Columbus, NE
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Southeast Community College - Beatrice Campus

Beatrice, NE
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Southeast Community College - Lincoln Campus

Lincoln, NE
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Western Nebraska Community College - Alliance Campus

Alliance, NE
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Western Nebraska Community College - Scottsbluff Campus

Scottsbluff, NE
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-Omaha (Closed in 2016)
ADN

Nebraska's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Nebraska's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average