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2021 Top Nebraska Women's D1 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$33,603 Avg Tuition & Fees*
50% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When it comes to choosing a college, student athletes have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women's Basketball in Nebraska ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across Nebraska to determine which were the best for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Nebraska. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in Nebraska for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Nebraska

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:


Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska

Our analysis found Creighton University to be the best school for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Nebraska in this year’s ranking. Omaha, Nebraska is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,243 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at Creighton made $1,806,785 in revenue. Sports aren’t the only thing that the team excels at - they had a perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 89%. In addition to its Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball in Nebraska ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Creighton is ranked #1 for overall quality in Nebraska.

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University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Nebraska - Lincoln. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Nebraska list. UNL is a large public school situated in Lincoln, Nebraska. It awarded 4,859 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at UNL made $1,463,633 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 990 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

UNL also made our overall quality list, coming in at #2.

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Notes and References


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 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%.

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