College Education In Nebraska: Nebraska includes 15 public and 24 private institutions of higher learning. The University of Nebraska state-run system, founded in 1869, has three campuses located in Lincoln, Omaha and Kearney as well as a Medical Center and Agricultural College.
Nebraska Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Nebraska, Lincoln (#89).
A Closer Look at Nebraska Education: Nebraska is recognized as the home to many small, private colleges often founded by and affiliated with churches and religious organizations.
Did You Know? As of 2008, The University of Nebraska Cornhusker football team had produced more Academic All-Americans than any other Division I school.