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Tuition

$9,025

$22,352

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,999
Declined + 3,930
Total Received 10,929
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  21

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting
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School Facts

U Nebraska at Lincoln, founded in 1869, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law; and the Division of General Studies. Its 624-acre campus is located in Lincoln, 55 miles southwest of Omaha.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 24,445
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 6877
ACT 2482

Social Networks

Public

19,376

undergraduate students

5,069

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
28%
500-599
30%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
15%
600-699
36%
500-599
33%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
36%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
48%
18-23
29%
12-17
8%
30-36
19%
24-29
44%
18-23
35%
12-17
2%
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Lincoln, NE

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Fun Facts

  • Need room to roam as you pump iron? The weight room at the University of Nebraska -- Lincoln is three-quarters of an acre, making it the largest in the country.
  • For decades, the University of Nebraska -- Lincoln's fans celebrated the Huskers' first touchdown by releasing 4,000-5,000 balloons. However, the tradition was indefinitely postponed after the September 1, 2012, game due to a helium shortage.

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Lincoln, NE

622-acre campus in Lincoln (population: 265,404), 50 miles from Omaha. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Omaha. School operates transportation between East Campus and City Campus and to remote parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Nebraska — Lincoln
14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE 68588-0419

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
29 fraternities 18% of male students
 
19 sororities 22% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
28%
500-599
30%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
15%
600-699
36%
500-599
33%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
36%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
48%
18-23
29%
12-17
8%
30-36
19%
24-29
44%
18-23
35%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,999
Declined + 3,930
Total Received 10,929

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Admissions Contact

Amber Williams
Associate Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 800 742-8800
F: 402 472-0670
admissions@unl.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,525,213
State $3,048,875
Institutional $21,083,852
Other external $10,147,439
Total $51,805,379

Non-need-based

Federal $89,679
State
Institutional $23,889,175
Other external $2,975,750
Total $26,954,604

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
riflery
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 10 Conference (Division I, Football FBS)
Mascot
Herbie Husker
School colors
scarlet and cream
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising/Public Relations
Agribusiness
Agricultural Communications/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural/Biological Systems Engineering
Agronomy
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Science
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Art
Art History
Art History/Criticism
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biological Systems Engineering
Biology Education
Broadcasting
Business
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Child/Youth/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Classical Languages
Classics
Classics/Religion
Coaching
Communication Studies
Community/Regional Planning
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction
Construction Engineering
Construction Management
Cooperative Education
Dance
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education
Dentistry/Combined Pre-Professional Program
Diversified Agricultural Studies
Early Care/Education
Earth Science Education
Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Early Childhood
Elementary Education/French K-6
Elementary Education/German K-6
Elementary Education/Spanish K-6
Elementary Education/Special Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English
English Education
Entomology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
European Studies
Film Studies
Finance
Fisheries/Wildlife
Food Science/Technology
Food Technology for Companion Animals
Forensic Science
French
French Education
Geography
Geology
German
German Education
Grassland Ecology/Management
Grazing Livestock Systems
Great Plains Studies
Greek
History
Horticulture
Hospitality/Restaurant/Tourism Management
Human Sciences
Individualized Program
Information Technology
Insect Science
Integrative Biomedical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Journalism/Mass Communications/English Education
Landscape Architecture
Language Arts Education
Latin
Latin American Studies
Latin Education
Law
Law/Combined Pre-Professional Program
Leadership Education
Legal Studies
Management
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanized Systems Management
Medicine/Combined Pre-Professional Program
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Meteorology/Climatology
Modern Languages/Literatures
Music
Music Education
Natural Resource Sciences
Natural Resources/Environmental Economics
Natural Science Education
News/Editorial
Nutrition
Nutrition/Health Science
Nutrition/Health Sciences
PGA Golf Management
Pharmacy/Combined Pre-Professional Program
Philosophy
Physical Science Education
Physics
Physics Education
Physics/Astronomy
Plant Biology
Plant Health
Political Science
Psychological Studies in Education
Psychology
Russian
Russian Education
Social Science Education
Sociology
Space/Cyber/Telecommunications Law
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Speech Drama/English Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Speech/English Education
Speech/Language Pathology/Audiology
Statistics
Survey Research/Methodology
Teaching/Learning/Teacher Education
Telecommunications Engineering
Textiles/Clothing/Design
Theatre
Theatre/English Education
Theatre/Theatre Arts
Turfgrass/Landscape Management
University Studies
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Technology
Water Science
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

79%

19,376
students

Female
46%
8,938

Male
54%
10,438

Graduate

21%

5,069
students

Female
52%
2,615

Male
48%
2,454

undergraduateFull-time

93%

18,102
students

Female
47%
8,405

Male
53%
9,697

undergraduatePart-time

7%

1,274
students

Female
42%
533

Male
58%
741

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

83%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 101
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Malaysia
Mexico
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Karen Cagley
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
402 472-0324
isso@unl.edu

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