Higher Education

From business and education to science, medicine, technology and the liberal arts, we are home to some of the nation's leading colleges and universities. We are also home to two internationally recognized medical schools: the University of Nebraska Medical Center and CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center. And they are all within easy access.

Greater Omaha Higher Education Enrollment

Institution  Enrollment*  Location
Bellevue University  9,942 Bellevue
Clarkson College  1,204 Omaha
College of Saint Mary  1,037 Omaha
The Creative Center 109 Omaha
Creighton University  7,736 Omaha
Iowa Western Community College  5,439 Council Bluffs
ITT Technical Institute  597 Omaha
Kaplan University – Council Bluffs Campus 250 Council Bluffs
Kaplan University - Omaha/Bluffs Campus  615 Omaha
Metropolitan Community College Omaha/Fremont 17,376 Omaha
Midland University 1,126 Fremont
Nebraska Christian College  139 Papillion
NE Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health  878 Omaha
University of Nebraska at Omaha  14,786 Omaha
University of Nebraska Medical Center  3,655 Omaha
University of Phoenix  - Omaha Campus 71 Omaha
Vatterott College  405 Omaha
Total 67,732  

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Fall 2012
*Enrollment includes students seeking a certificate/degree as reported by NCES


Did You Know?

There are more than 67,000 students enrolled in higher education programs in Greater Omaha.

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Fall 2012

*Enrollment includes students seeking a certificate/degree as reported by NCES