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Five Best Colleges in Nebraska

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 10:18 AM

The beautiful state of Nebraska, located almost in the center of America, has several excellent universities, colleges, and other institutions that provide education in diverse areas of study. Many of these institutions have made it to the list of top universities of America.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is among the best institutions in Nebraska. Founded in 1869, the school has over 18,000 students pursuing education in 140 different subjects of study. The University of Nebraska has been recognized as one of the top universities for doctoral studies and research. Known not only for academic excellence but also for its support to sports and athletics, this university ranks as the 91st premier institution of the world.
University of Nebraska at Kearney was founded in the early 19th century as a teachers college. This is one of the top institutions of Nebraska with over 7,000 undergraduates. It joined the Nebraska system of universities in the late nineteenth century. This university is renowned for producing about a third of the teacher and administrator population of Nebraska.
Bellevue University was founded in mid-nineteenth century. It is known as one of the rapidly growing institutions in the state of Nebraska. With over 6,000 undergraduate students enrolled in this university, computer science and business administration are among the popular subjects. This college also offers accelerated bachelor’s degrees like the three years bachelor’s degree combining online education and classroom education. The university also offers the traditional four-year bachelors to undergraduates. Best education at affordable price is what has made Bellevue University one of the top universities in Nebraska.
Creighton University is one of the best private universities of Nebraska. Located in the outskirts of Omaha, the university was founded in the early nineteenth century. Although the university started out small, it has grown and gained several accolades for its excellent educational system and student support. Creighton University, now one of the top colleges of Nebraska, has been recognized as the fifth most wired campus in the country. This university currently has over 7,000 undergraduate students enrolled. Dentistry is a popular subject at this university, and clinical instructions in dentistry have brought several accolades by UNO to this university.
University of Nebraska at Omaha is one of the top career colleges of Nebraska. This college has also been featured as one of the top ten entrepreneurial colleges of America in the Entrepreneur magazine. Currently, this university has over 15,000 undergraduate students pursuing education in several streams of study.

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