Colleges & universities

University of Nebraska at Omaha

DOANE UNIVERSITY

4020 S. 147th St.

President: Jacque Carter

Admissions: 402-891-6600 or 855-513-0248; doane.edu

Curriculum: The Omaha campus of this Crete-based university offers bachelor's and master's degree programs. Bachelor's degrees available include criminal justice, business and accounting, nursing, graphic design and public administration. Master's degrees available in counseling and management. Several graduate programs in education.

IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2700 College Road, Council Bluffs

President: Dan Kinney

Admissions: 712-325-3277 or 800-432-5852; iwcc.edu

Curriculum: Two-year college with transfer programs. More than 80 areas of study, including engineering technologies, computers, health care and human services. Features residence halls, men's and women's athletic teams, student music/theater performances and the alternative radio station 89.7 FM, the River.

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; MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St.; MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St.; and Offutt Air Force Base, 106 Peacekeeper Drive, Suite 806. Also operates Do Space, 7205 Dodge St.

President:Randy Schmailzl

Admissions: 531-622-2400; mccneb.edu

Curriculum:Two-year college offers 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 College NOW! and other dual-enrollment programs. General support courses, classes for business and industry and continuing education courses also available. The college plans to expand auto mechanic and technician programs with a new building and automotive showroom.

MIDLAND UNIVERSITY

900 N. Clarkson St., Fremont

President: Jody Horner

Admissions: 402-941-6503 or 800-642-8382, ext. 6503; midlandu.edu

Curriculum:Four-year liberal arts and sciences college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, offering more than 30 majors and four graduate programs: master of business administration, master of athletic training, master of education and master of science in adult and organizational learning. Registered nurses can earn a bachelor's degree through Midland's online program. The MBA for Life program gives Midland MBA graduates access to elective courses tuition-free for life. The school also offers undergraduates a four-year graduation guarantee.

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