1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue
President: Dr. Mary Hawkins
Admissions: 800-756-7920; www.bellevue.edu
Curriculum: Three colleges; bachelor's degrees in 44 areas of study; 18 graduate degrees.
Omaha location: 2810 N. 118th St.
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY
610 W. Fourth St., Storm Lake, Iowa
President: Dr. Frederick Moore
Enrollment Manager: Rachel Richardson
Academic and Program Development Manager: Stacy Gibbs
Admissions: 866-449-7059; www.bvu.edu/learn
Curriculum: Graduate and Professional Studies Council Bluffs location is on the Iowa Western Community College campus. Graduate and Professional Studies caters to students who are seeking to complete a bachelor's degree after having earned nearly 60 credit hours or to students who are seeking a teaching endorsement or certification. Students can select from more than 23 majors and nine teaching endorsements or certifications at the Council Bluffs location. Most courses are a blended format combining face-to-face instruction with online instruction and immediate practical application in a work setting. Some majors offered completely online.
101 S. 42nd St.
President: Dr. Louis Burgher
Admissions: 402-552-3100; www.clarksoncollege.edu
Curriculum: Offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and postgraduate certificates and two doctoral degrees in nursing, allied health, health care business management, physical therapist assistant and professional development.
COLLEGE OF ST. MARY
7000 Mercy Road
President: Dr. Maryanne Stevens
Admissions: 402-399-2400 or 800-926-5534; www.csm.edu
Curriculum: The region's only all-women's Catholic college offers associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in nursing, biology, occupational therapy, education, business, physician assistant and more.
2500 California Plaza
President: The Rev. Timothy Lannon, S.J.
Admissions: 402-280-2703 or 800-282-5835; www.creighton.edu
Curriculum: The university offers a comprehensive academic environment coupled with personal attention from faculty-mentors. With nine colleges and schools on the same campus, Creighton provides interdisciplinary learning and unique opportunities for collaborative research among arts and sciences, business, health sciences and law.
1311 S. Ninth St.
President: Dr. David M. Barnes
Admissions: 402-449-2800; www.graceuniversity.edu
Curriculum: Four-year college with undergraduate degrees in business, Christian ministry, communications, English, intercultural studies, music, nursing, pastoral ministries, pre-law, psychology and teacher education. Also offers certificate and associate degree programs. The College of Extended Education offers degree-completion programs in business leadership, Christian ministry and psychology. The College of Graduate Studies offers master's degrees in biblical studies, counseling and teacher education.
IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2700 College Road, Council Bluffs
President: Dr. Dan Kinney
Admissions: 712-325-3277 or 800-432-5852; www.iwcc.edu
Curriculum: Two-year college with transfer programs. Associate degrees in about 80 areas of study, including engineering technologies, computers, health care and human services.
METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Locations: Elkhorn Valley campus, 204th Street and West Dodge Road; Fort Omaha campus, 30th and Fort Streets; South Omaha campus, 2902 Edward “Babe” Gomez Ave.; Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista; Applied Technology Center, 10407 State St.; Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont; Bellevue Campus, 2820 Arboretum Drive, Bellevue; MCC Express, 3002 S. 24th St.; Washington County Technology Center, 1844 Washington St., Blair.
Courses offered at Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue West High School and Bellevue University.
President: Randy Schmailzl
Admissions: 402-457-2400 or 800-228-9553; www.mccneb.edu
Curriculum: Accredited, two-year college offering associate degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas, including business, information technology, culinary arts and management, horticulture, industrial technologies, liberal arts, and nursing and allied health, with established transfer programs with regional colleges and universities. High school students earn college credit early with CollegeNow.
900 N. Clarkson St., Fremont
President: Dr. Benjamin E. Sasse
Admissions: 402-941-6501 or 800-642-8382, ext. 6501; www.midlandu.edu
Curriculum: Four-year liberal arts and sciences college offering nearly 50 majors and preprofessional programs; three master's degrees also offered.
NEBRASKA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
12550 S. 114th St., Papillion
President: The Rev. Richard Milliken
Admissions: 402-935-9400; www.nechristian.edu
Curriculum: Offers four degree programs: a five-year bachelor of theology degree, a four-year bachelor of arts degree, a bachelor of worship arts and a two-year associate of arts degree. All bachelor of arts degrees have a Bible major and vocational ministry major.
NEBRASKA METHODIST COLLEGE
720 N. 87th St.
President/CEO: Dr. Dennis Joslin
Admissions: 402-354-7200 or 800-335-5510; www.methodistcollege.edu
Curriculum: Offers bachelor's and master's degree programs on campus and online in nursing. Offers online bachelor's degrees in health care administration or health promotion and for registered nurses. Offers master's degrees for registered nurses online in educator or executive track and in health care operations management or health promotion management. Also offers post-master's certificate online in educator or executive track. Offers on-campus associate degree programs in a variety of fields.
NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
11815 M St.
President: Dr. Fred Ohles
Admissions: 402-827-3555; www.wesleyanadvantage.com
Curriculum: The Omaha campus of the Lincoln-based university offers accelerated-degree programs for working adults; bachelor's degrees in business, nursing, organizational communication and social work; master's degrees in nursing and historical studies.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA
6001 Dodge St.
NU president: Dr. J.B. Milliken
UNO chancellor: Dr. John Christensen
Admissions: 402-554-6281; www.unomaha.edu
Curriculum: Six colleges, 130 bachelor's degree programs, 45 master's programs, two specialist programs, eight doctoral degree programs and 25 certificate programs.
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL
2500 California Plaza
Vice President for Health Sciences: Dr. Donald Frey
Admissions: 402-280-2300; www.creighton.edu/academics
Curriculum: Creighton prepares graduates of its four health sciences schools — nursing, dentistry, medicine and pharmacy and health professions — to be outstanding clinicians as well as compassionate and ethical providers who are committed to service in their communities. The four health sciences schools are a cornerstone of Creighton's nine schools and colleges, offering opportunities for integrated and interdisciplinary programs and research that focus on diverse global issues and public welfare. And at Alegent Creighton Health the teaching environment is enhanced through increased access to broader and richer clinical experiences.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
600 S. 42nd St.
Chancellor: Search in progress.
Admissions: 402-559-2259; www.unmc.edu
Curriculum: Degrees in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, nursing, 12 allied health programs; offers graduate programs.
10850 Emmet St.
President: Ray Dotzler
Admissions: 402-898-1000 or 888-898-1789; www.creativecenter.edu
Curriculum: Bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design plus associate degrees in graphic design, illustration and computer graphics.
ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
1120 N. 103rd Plaza, Suite 200
Director: Steve Kollar
Admissions: 402-331-2900 or 800-677-9260; www.itt-tech.edu
Curriculum: Eight bachelor's degrees and eight associate degrees available through the Schools of Information Technology, Electronics Technology, Drafting and Design, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences and Business.
KAPLAN UNIVERSITY — OMAHA CAMPUS
5425 N. 103rd St.
Campus president: Jeremy Brunssen
Admissions: 402-572-8500 or 800-642-1456; www.omaha.kaplanuniversity.edu
Curriculum: Bachelor's degrees in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, communication, fire science, health science, health care administration, health and wellness, human services, political science, professional studies, psychology and information technology; associate degrees in medical assisting, medical office management, paralegal studies, public administration, accounting, business administration, criminal justice, communication, fire science, human services and information technology; diplomas in practical nursing and dental assisting; certificates in medical billing and coding; master's degrees in public administration, public health, criminal justice, environmental policy, homeland security, psychology, health care administration, business, finance and management.
VATTEROTT COLLEGE — OMAHA CAMPUS
11818 I St.
Campus director: Deb Lenihan
Admissions: 402-891-9411 or 866-314-6454; www.vatterott.edu/omaha.asp
Curriculum: Diploma programs in cosmetology, computer technology, dentistry, heating/air conditioning/refrigeration and personal training; associate programs in business management, computer systems networking, graphic art and design, heating/air conditioning/refrigeration, pharmacy technician, advanced medical assisting, alcohol/drug abuse counseling and veterinary technician.
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE
Classes are available at the base or online from these colleges:
Bellevue University, Creighton University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Metropolitan Community College, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Oklahoma