Community Colleges in Nebraska


Colleges

List of Top Community Colleges in Nebraska

1. Central Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1977
Website : www.cccneb.edu
Contact No : 402-564-7132

PROFILE:

Central Community College maximizes student and community success. Central administration is located in Grand Island. Three main campuses are located in Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings. Educational centers are located in Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington. Additionally, CCC uses a variety of distance learning techniques to provide educational services in some 90 communities in its service area.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

CCC offers more than 30 career and technical education programs that can lead to a great career after just two years of full-time study, or you can complete two years of study and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Academic Transfer
Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technology
Agribusiness
Anthropology
Art
Auto Body Technology
BBusiness Administration
Business Technology & so on

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Central Community College, P.O. Box 1027, 4500 63rd Street, Columbus, NE 68602

FINANCIAL AID:

Central Community College Financial Aid Office administers Federal financial aid programs (grants, loans, work study) as well as scholarships. The information on this website will help you understand the process of applying for financial aid as well as the types of aid you may be eligible for. Please feel free to contact them directly if you cannot find the answers to your questions here.

2. Little Priest Tribal College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1996
Website : www.littlepriest.edu
Contact No : (402) 878-2380

PROFILE:

The college operates on a two-semester system with sessions from late August to December and January to mid-May. Summer sessions are also offered. Enrollment for the fall and spring semester is approximately 150 full and part-time students per semester. A variety of services is offered to students including career counseling, academic advising, tutoring, and one-on-one support. Class sizes are small and dedicated faculty members readily offer assistance to students.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

LPTC has signed the Nebraska Transfer Initiative, an agreement with four-year Nebraska institutions to accept the common core of general education courses in the associate of arts, academic transfer degree. LPTC issues two-year degrees, Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS), in the following areas: Indigenous Studies, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Indigenous Science, Business, Computer Information Systems, and Liberal Arts transfer degree.

Business
Early Childhood Education
Native American Studies
Food, Health, and Wellness
Interdisciplinary Studies
Teacher Education
My Little Priest

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

LIttle Priest Tribal College, 601 East College Drive, P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071

ADMISSIONS:

Little Priest Tribal College welcomes applications from students who wish to pursue their educational goals. The college is an open enrollment institution. They have a rolling admissions process. Applicants must generally have either a diploma from an accredited high school or a General Education Development (GED) Diploma. Applications can be submitted online.

FINANCIAL AID:

The financial aid office is designed to assist eligible students in obtaining necessary financial aid. Financial aid is awarded for one academic year at a time. Students must complete a new financial aid application for each academic year in which aid is requested. Students should regularly check their college email for updates. The primary responsibility of applying for financial aid lies with the student. The Financial Aid Office works with students to develop a comprehensive financial aid package based on the student’s financial need. The financial aid package may consist of grants, scholarships and work-study. Please note: LPTC does not participate in any student loan programs.

3. Mid-Plains Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.mpcc.edu
Contact No : (308)345-8100

PROFILE:

Mid-Plains Community College, a legislatively designated eighteen-county district in west central Nebraska, is a comprehensive, open access, public, two-year community college system that offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The Mid-Plains Community College area consists of McCook Community College, North Platte Community College, and Extended Campuses in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala, and Valentine.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Awards
Associate Degree Nursing (RN)
Associate of Applied Science
Associate of Arts
Associate of General Studies
Associate of Occupational Studies
Associate of Science & so on

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

McCook Community College Campus, 1205 East Third Street, McCook, NE 69001

ADMISSIONS:

As an “open door” institution Mid-Plains Community College has designed the admissions process to allow educational access to those who can benefit from its programs.

FINANCIAL AID:

The Federal programs of financial aid at Mid-Plains Community College include loans, grants, and part-time employment. The purpose is to assist qualified students who desire financial assistance to make possible their attendance at college. To be eligible for Federal Financial Aid at MPCC a student must have a high school diploma, GED certificate or home school certificate prior to enrollment in an occupational or academic program of study leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.

4. Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1999
Website : ncta.unl.edu
Contact No : (308)367-4124

PROFILE:

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will be an effective and nurturing student-centered learning community with a national reputation for producing graduates who are in high demand by cutting-edge industries. It is devoted to a statewide mission of preparing students for successful careers in agriculture, veterinary technology, food and related industries. The college provides open access to innovative technical education resulting in associate degrees, certificates, diplomas and other credentials.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
AGRICULTURE EDUCATION & ANIMAL SCIENCE
AGRONOMY & HORTICULTURE
VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, 404 E 7th St, Curtis, NE 69025

FINANCIAL AID:

NOG is awarded to undergraduate students who are Nebraska residents and demonstrate financial need as defined by state statutes. NOG is awarded on a first-come basis to qualified applicants who have a completed financial aid file.

5. Nebraska Indian Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1973
Website : www.thenicc.edu
Contact No : (402)494-2311

PROFILE:

The Nebraska Indian Community College provides quality higher education and opportunities for life-long learning to Umonhon (Omaha) and Isanti (Santee Sioux) and other learners. It is envisioned as a comprehensive Tribal College which values service through high quality education. The college is distinctive in serving the diverse people of the Umonhon (Omaha) and Isanti (Santee Sioux) Nations. NICC features an enriched living and learning environment and year-round operation. The identity of the college is framed by a substantive commitment to multicultural learning.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

The following curricula at NICC are based upon the student’s full-time enrollment each semester in order to complete all the requirments within five semesters of study.

Associate of Applied Science – Carpentry
Associate of Arts – Business Administration
Associate of Arts – Early Childhood Education
Associate of Arts – General Liberal Arts
Associate of Arts – Human Services
Associate of Arts – Native American Studies
Associate of Science – General Science Studies……..

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

415 North river road, Niobrara, NE 68760

ADMISSIONS:

The Nebraska Indian Community College has an open admissions policy. Any applicant who is able to benefit from instruction, and has earned a high school diploma or GED certificate may apply for admission. All applicants are required to meet all the requirements as outlined in the “Admission Procedures” section of this catalog Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 2002, Section 507 of Public Law 107-56; as amended April 12, 2002, students have certain rights to privacy and protection of information. Students have the right to inspect their records upon written request, and the right to give or withhold their written consent to the release of their educational records under certain circumstances. The Nebraska Indian Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or any other extraneous considerations.

FINANCIAL AID:

The Nebraska Indian Community College believes that the opportunity for a college education should be within the reach of all interested individuals. The College’s financial aid program is designed to assist the student who seeks an education but lacks the means to finance it. One purpose of the Financial Aid Office is to assist students who have a financial need to acquire resources to fund their education. All students who are accepted to NICC and apply for financial aid will be considered for financial aid regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Students awarded financial aid must make satisfactory progress to continue their eligibility and have documented attendance in all registered classes. Assistance in completing the financial aid application process is available through your local advisor.

6. Northeast Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1973
Website : www.northeast.edu
Contact No : (402)371-2020

PROFILE:

Northeast Community College provides comprehensive, lifelong, learning-centered educational opportunities and services to meet the diverse needs of their public.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Northeast Community College have many programs of study to choose from when you are looking for a degree, diploma, certificate or other training program. Their programs of study are listed below and will show you what type of award is available related to that program of study. Their experienced advisors can help you decide which option would best meet your career goals.

Academic Transfer
Accounting
Administrative Assistant – Computer Application
Administrative Assistant – General
Administrative Assistant – Medical
Administrative Assistant – Office Management & so on

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Northeast Community College, 801 East Benjamin Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

ADMISSIONS:

Northeast Community College in Nebraska offers many choices in the liberal arts and sciences and career programs where you can graduate with a certificate, diploma or two-year degree. Day, evening, and online classes make an education at Northeast convenient and cost-effective.

FINANCIAL AID:

Financial Aid staff works with students, parents, and counselors to help meet the cost of a college education. At Northeast, they believe that obtaining a college education is one of the most rewarding investments you will ever make.

7. Southeast Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1941
Website : www.southeast.edu
No. of Students : 11,000
Contact No : (402)228-3468

PROFILE:

SCC: Offers more than 50 Programs of Study. Most can be completed in 18-24 months. Offers 12 programs entirely online, as well as more than 300 classes. Offers the most affordable tuition and fees among all Nebraska colleges. Places in occupations or transfers more than 90 percent of its graduates each year. In fact, students in some of SCC’s programs report receiving as many as seven job offers, often even before they graduate. Produced the most graduates in Precision Production fields (Computer Aided Design Drafting, Machine Tool Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology) than any other school in the U.S. eight consecutive years. Is ranked No. 8 among a list of 786 community colleges in the U.S. for Student Success Rate, a combination of graduation and retention rates. Ranks among the top 10 percent of all 1,250 community colleges in the U.S. by the Aspen Institute, 2011 and 2012. Awards the Associate of Applied Science Degree, Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Science Degree, Diploma, and Certificate.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Southeast Community College have more than 50 Programs of Study to choose from, and their class sizes allow for more personal attention and a comfortable learning environment.

Academic Transfer
Agriculture Business & Management Technology
Architectural-Engineering Technology
Associate Degree Nursing
Auto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Technology
Building Construction Technology
Business Administration& so on

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Beatrice Campus, 4771 West Scott Road, Beatrice, NE 68310-7042

ADMISSIONS:

SCC provides services and reasonable accommodations to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and other College activities. For more information on requesting ADA reasonable accommodations, contact Student Services Office on the campus you plan to attend. Each Program of Study has its own requirements. (i.e. some programs require a criminal background check.) There are no “standard admission requirements” for all programs.

FINANCIAL AID:

Southeast Community College believes that qualified students who wish to attend the College should not be prevented from doing so for financial reasons. Although the Department of Education expects students and families to have primary responsibility for funding their education, SCC will make every effort to assist those who need help. Through extensive financial aid programs, we seek to put educational costs within the reach of every prospective student enrolled in an eligible program at the College.

8. Western Nebraska Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.wncc.edu
No. of Students : 1,109
Contact No : (308)763-2000

PROFILE:

Western Nebraska Community College shall be a student centered, open access institution primarily devoted to quality instruction and public service, providing counseling and other student services intended to promote the success of a diverse student population, particularly those who have been traditionally under served in other educational settings.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Accounting Assistant
Accounting Specialist
Agricultural Science (Pre)
Anthropology
Art
Athletic Training (Pre)
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technician
Biology/Ecology
Biomedical Research (Pre)
Business Administration
Business Administration (Accounting)
Business Administration (Business Information Systems)
Business Technology
Chemistry
Commercial Driver License (CDL)
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer Technical Support Specialist
Cosmetology & so on

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Alliance Campus, 1750 Sweetwater Ave., Alliance, NE 69301

ADMISSIONS:

Western Nebraska Community College is a public, open-enrollment institution of higher education offering associate degrees and certificate programs in academic, professional, and vocational/technical fields. They believe in student success. Academic advising, career counseling, tutoring, and a well-rounded student life is offered for all of their students. They also help students transition easily from a 2-year to a 4-year degree through articulation agreements with colleges and universities across the country.

FINANCIAL AID:

The WNCC Financial Aid Office helps students understand financial aid options and provides them with as many funding opportunities as possible. They recognize that every student’s situation is unique, and they strive to help students meet financial needs and attain educational goals. WNCC students received more than $4 million in aid this academic year