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Most Favored Nebraska Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Nebraska. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
College of Saint Mary, has the highest yield rate of 44.30% for academic year 2019-2020 in Nebraska. York College is positioned second with 38.85% yield and Midland University follows them with 37%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Nebraska.
Most Favored Nebraska Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1College of Saint Mary
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOmaha, NE
44.30% 481 237 105 49.27%
2York College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsYork, NE
38.85% 523 296 115 56.60%
3Midland University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFremont, NE
36.93% 1,747 861 318 49.28%
4University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Public, 4 or more yearsLincoln, NE
36.27% 16,829 13,165 4,775 78.23%
5Nebraska Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLincoln, NE
29.88% 2,405 1,630 487 67.78%
6University of Nebraska at Omaha
Public, 4 or more yearsOmaha, NE
28.92% 8,565 7,148 2,067 83.46%
7Hastings College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHastings, NE
24.98% 1,893 1,265 316 66.83%
8Concordia University-Nebraska
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeward, NE
22.06% 1,681 1,319 291 78.47%
9Doane University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCrete, NE
20.98% 2,116 1,511 317 71.41%
10Union College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLincoln, NE
20.22% 671 623 126 92.85%