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2021 Top Nebraska Men's D3 Basketball Schools

1 Colleges
$35,564 Avg Tuition & Fees*
51% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Division III Men's Basketball in Nebraska ranking is part of that endeavor.

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Top College in Nebraska for D3 Men's Basketball athletes in Nebraska

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:


Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska

Our analysis found Nebraska Wesleyan University to be the best school for D3 Men’s Basketball athletes in Nebraska in this year’s ranking. Lincoln, Nebraska is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 480 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D3 Men’s Basketball team at NWU made $164,353 in revenue.

NWU also took the #5 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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Notes and References


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 1 schools 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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