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2021 Top Nebraska Women's Basketball Schools

6 Colleges
$22,883 Avg Tuition & Fees*
36% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. 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 Women's Basketball in Nebraska ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

After analyzing 6 schools in Nebraska, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for 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 Women's Basketball athletes in Nebraska

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska

Our analysis found Creighton University to be the best school for Women’s Basketball athletes in Nebraska in this year’s ranking. Creighton is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school situated in Omaha, Nebraska. It awarded 1,243 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at Creighton took home $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.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 89%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Creighton not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #1 on our overall quality list.

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#2

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 Women’s Basketball athletes in Nebraska list. Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, the large public school handed out 4,859 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Women’s Basketball team at UNL made $1,463,633 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 990.

UNL also took the #2 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#3

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Nebraska Wesleyan University. The school came in at #3 in this year’s ranking. NWU is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The school has a small population, and it awarded 480 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Basketball team at NWU made $84,903 in revenue, while incurring $84,417 in expenses. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $486 in profit.

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

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#4

Wayne State College

Wayne, Nebraska

Out of the 6 schools in Nebraska that were part of this year’s ranking, Wayne State College landed the #4 spot on the list. Located in Wayne, Nebraska, the small public school awarded 592 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at WSC took home $409,436 in revenue.

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You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend University of Nebraska at Kearney. The school came in at #5 in this year’s ranking. Kearney, Nebraska is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 850 students in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Basketball team at UNK brought home $558,857 in revenue in a single year.

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#6

Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska

Chadron State College ranked #6 on this year’s Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball in Nebraska list. Chadron State College is a public institution located in Chadron, Nebraska. The school has a small population, and it awarded 415 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Basketball team at Chadron State College brought home $346,689 in revenue in a single year.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 6 schools only.

References

  • 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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