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2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Nebraska

1 College
514 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,697 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering in NebraskaEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Nebraska. With 514 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 9th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.4% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in the country.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on engineering schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Engineering Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Engineering School in Nebraska

Check out the engineering programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Engineering School

University of Nebraska - Lincoln earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNL is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Lincoln. In addition to being on our best value list, UNL has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Nebraska ranking.

The average student at UNL graduates in less than 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,697. This means that the average student pays around $128,563 to get a bachelor’s degree from UNL. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Plains States Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 2,090
Minnesota 1,652
Kansas 1,208
South Dakota 485
Iowa 2,208
North Dakota 652

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 133
Civil Engineering 117
Electrical Engineering 61
Biological Engineering 51
Computer Engineering 44

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 916
Computer & Information Sciences 615
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 469
Physical Sciences 195
Mathematics & Statistics 167

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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