Best Christian Colleges in Nebraska 2022

Best Christian Colleges in Nebraska 2022

For prospective college students looking for schools that align with their Christian faith and demonstrate academic excellence, here are the best Christian colleges and universities in Nebraska.

Colleges and Universities in Nebraska

Students can choose from 29 higher learning institutions, including community colleges, technical institutes, religious colleges, and public universities. Of the 15 public campuses, the University of Nebraska – Lincoln is the largest, with over 22,000 students. Coming in under the national average, the university’s tuition rate is $9,000, and students can earn their degree in fields such as law, mathematics, communication, and sociology.

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The most affordable schools in the state are its six community colleges with tuition ranging from $3,000 to $4,000. Nebraska also has 12 religiously affiliated institutions, including those with Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, and Lutheran influences. At $40,000 in tuition, Creighton University is both the largest and most expensive of these schools, and it boasts a 95% employment rate after graduation.

As one of the largest corn producers in the country, it’s no wonder Nebraska’s nickname is The Cornhusker State. The state is also home to an unusual monument — Carhenge. Replicating England’s famous Stonehenge, this structure is made out of vintage American automobiles that have been painted gray and lodged into the ground. With the Great Plains, over 20,000 square miles of sand dunes, and a portion of the Badlands, Nebraska offers a unique setting for students looking to earn their associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.

Mental health, dental, and other health care professionals working in shortage areas can apply for loan repayment awards through the Nebraska Loan Repayment Program. Doctors and dentists may qualify for up to $200,000.

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What are Nebraska’s Colleges & Universities?

Nebraska’s Best Overall

The following list of the best Christian schools consists entirely of colleges and universities that offer four-year undergraduate degrees. We’ve identified 8 Christian colleges in Nebraska. In order to be included in this ranking list of best Christian colleges and universities, a school must self-identify as Christian, be fully accredited, and offer a broad range of bachelor degree programs.

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Best Christian Colleges in Nebraska 2022

  1. #2

    Hastings College

    Hastings , NE
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $34K

    Acceptance

    66%

    Graduation

    60%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1055/21

    What is Hastings College known for?

    Hastings College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Communications
    • History
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Education
    • Biology
    • Chemistry

    Most Influential Alumni

  2. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $38K

    Acceptance

    70%

    Graduation

    63%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1155/25

    What is Nebraska Wesleyan University known for?

    Nebraska Wesleyan University’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Biology
    • Literature
    • Economics
    • History
    • Chemistry
    • Philosophy
    • Business
    • Anthropology

    Most Influential Alumni

  3. #4

    Midland University

    Fremont , NE

    Tuition + fees

    $37K

    Acceptance

    51%

    Graduation

    44%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1035/21

    What is Midland University known for?

    Midland University’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Nursing
    • Criminal Justice
    • Mathematics
    • Social Work
    • History
    • Business
    • Philosophy
    • Medical
    • Education
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  4. #5

    Union College, Nebraska

    Lincoln , NE

    Tuition + fees

    $26K

    Acceptance

    98%

    Graduation

    51%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1055/21

    What is Union College, Nebraska known for?

    Union College, Nebraska’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Medical
    • Religious Studies
    • Nursing
    • Communications
    • Biology
    • Literature
    • Social Work
    • Psychology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics

    Most Influential Alumni

  5. Tuition + fees

    $36K

    Acceptance

    76%

    Graduation

    63%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1204/23

    What is Concordia University Nebraska known for?

    Concordia University Nebraska’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Medical
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Social Work
    • Sociology
    • Business
    • Education
    • Mathematics

    Most Influential Alumni

  6. #7

    York College

    York , NE

    Tuition + fees

    $20K

    Acceptance

    66%

    Graduation

    55%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    960/19

    What is York College known for?

    York College ’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Biology
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Business
    • Criminal Justice
    • Literature
    • Education

    Most Influential Alumni

  7. #8

    College of Saint Mary

    Omaha , NE

    Tuition + fees

    $22K

    Acceptance

    50%

    Graduation

    61%

    Student body

    1K

    What is College of Saint Mary known for?

    College of Saint Mary’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Nursing
    • Literature
    • Sociology
    • Education
    • Physics
    • Medical
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

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Nebraska’s Best Christian Colleges in Your Area of Interest

2021 Ranking Archive

Many of our 2022 undergraduate focused rankings look considerably different than 2021. That’s because we took a fundamentally different apporach. For 2021 we utiulized our Concentrated Influence algorithm, designed to take away the size advantage larger schools have when we rank their faculty and alumni’s academic influence. Concentrated influence highlights smaller schools that are proportionally as successful as larger universities at cultivating influential alumni and faculty.

  1. Creighton University
  2. Nebraska Wesleyan University
  3. Hastings College
  4. Union College, Nebraska
  5. Midland University
  6. Concordia University Nebraska
  7. York College
  8. College of Saint Mary