LEARN IN THE GOOD LIFE

We value education, and it shows. Nebraska’s excellent k-12 school systems and high-quality but affordable post-secondary schools have earned us the title of 6th Best State in the Nation for Education by CNBC and U.S. News. Whether you’re college bound or raising a family, Nebraska will make a great home for your backpacks and books.   

K-12 EDUCATION

Teacher’s pets? We’ll own it. We’re proud of our outstanding public, private and parochial schools. In fact, Nebraska ranks as one of America’s top 10 states for Pre-K to 12th grade education, and our 94% high school graduation rate is first in the nation. Nebraska students also score above the national average on tests for math, science and reading proficiency.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Ready to level-up your game? In Nebraska, students can choose between an acclaimed public university, a world-class medical research center, nine state and community colleges, 20 independent colleges and universities …. We could go on. It’s no surprise we’re the #7 state in America for higher education according to U.S. News. Say hello to your cap and gown.

Vocational Training

Whether you’re not looking for a four-year degree, or just want to dive head-first into your chosen career path, Nebraska’s got you covered. Pick from one of our top-notch vocational schools, or connect with one of our best-in-class job training and apprenticeship programs. Then, start your own business or hop into an economy boasting one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates.  

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