Despite its humble reputation as the “Cornhusker State,” Nebraska is an innovator in terms of online education. Online schools in Nebraska offer high-quality, affordable degree programs to students. K-12 classrooms in the state are filled to the brim with the latest gadgets and digital education tools. Because of its successful efforts to integrate education and technology, Nebraska is poised to become a leader in digital education.
Higher Learning Initiatives
University of Nebraska Online Worldwide
Four of the University of Nebraska campuses have joined together to create the Online Worldwide program. This program offers more than 120 different degree programs to undergraduate and graduate students around the world. All of the Online Worldwide classes are taught by University of Nebraska professors, and online students earn their degrees from University of Nebraska, no matter where in the world they’re taking classes. A number of certificate programs are also available through the University of Nebraska’s Online Worldwide program, which give working adults a chance to learn the new skills they need to stay competitive on the job.
Bellevue University’s Online Degree Programs
U.S. News & World Report ranks Bellevue University No. 1 in the nation for engaging its online students. Additionally, Bellevue University outranks most online schools in Nebraska in terms of quality of education. Bellevue is a private, nonprofit university located in Bellevue, Neb., that is well-known for providing flexible degree programs to adult and nontraditional students. The university offers 35 online bachelor’s degree programs and 17 online master’s degree programs. Additionally, recent high school graduates can take a combination of online and in-person classes at Bellevue and graduate in as few as three years.
Network, Education, and Technology Team
The Network, Education, and Technology Team was created by the Nebraska Department of Education. The team’s goal is to equip Nebraska elementary, middle, and high schools with the latest technology to aid in student learning. The Network, Education, and Technology Team also trains K-12 teachers to use technology more effectively in their classrooms. This team is an invaluable resource to Nebraska schools as they strive to stay competitive in the midst of constant technological progress.
- Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
- Directory of Postsecondary Institutions in Nebraska
- University of Nebraska OnlineWorldwide
- Nebraska Education Data Profile, National Center for Education Statistics
Online Schools in Nebraska
- Graduation Rate: 31%
- Average Net Price: $13,992
- Graduation Rate: 75%
- Average Net Price: $23,996
Chadron State College
- Graduation Rate: 42%
- Average Net Price: $11,217
- Graduation Rate: 41%
- Average Net Price: $14,133
Peru State College
- Graduation Rate: 35%
- Average Net Price: $14,254
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Graduation Rate: 65%
- Average Net Price: $15,499
University of Nebraska at Omaha
- Graduation Rate: 46%
- Average Net Price: $12,622
- Graduation Rate: 26%
- Average Net Price: $17,428