University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$9,690

$26,820

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
550
75th
670
25th
560
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,601
Declined 3,894
Total Received 17,495
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Public

26,359

undergraduate students

6,139

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1869, The University of Nebraska—Lincoln is a public land-grant university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law; and the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center. Its 856-acre campus is located in Lincoln, 55 miles southwest of Omaha.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 32,498
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational

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856-acre campus in Lincoln (population: 287,401), 55 miles from Omaha. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Omaha. School operates transportation between campuses and to remote parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Nebraska—Lincoln
1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE
68588-0419

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
550
75th
670
25th
560
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Recommended SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,601
Declined 3,894
Total Received 17,495

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

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

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Financial Aid

73%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,272

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,770
Room $7,004
Board $4,278
Additional fees $1,920
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $21,972
Average Financial Aid - $10,272
Total with Avg. Aid $11,700

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 742-8800, extension 2030
F: 402 472-9826
financialaid@unl.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rifle
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bowling, broomball, climbing, crew, cross-country, curling, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, figure skating/ice skating, golf, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, riflery, rodeo, rugby, running soccer, swimming/diving, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling broomball, climbing, crew, cross-country, curling, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, ice skating, judo, lacrosse, martial arts, riflery, rodeo, rugby, running, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, table tennis tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Around-the-World, badminton, baseball, basketball, battleship, billiards, bowling, broomball, chess, climbing, crew, cross-country, curling, cycling, disc golf, dodgeball, equestrian, figure skating/ice skating, foosball, football, fun run, futsal, golf, husker combine, indoor hockey, judo, kickball, lacrosse, laser tag, mini golf, nine-ball, non-tackle football, pick-em football, pool, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, soccer (bubble/indoor/outdoor), rocket league tournament, rodeo, rugby, runner, softball, spike ball tournament, sports officials, sports trivia, swimming/diving, table tennis, tae kwon do, three-point shootout, track and field (indoor/outdoor), volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo, water skiing, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 10 Conference (Football FBS)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Advertising.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Animal Health.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Architectural Engineering.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Biochemistry.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communications Technology/Technician.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Mechanics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management.
Food Science.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Insurance.
Interior Architecture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Investments and Securities.
Journalism, Other.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Landscape Architecture.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing Research.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Dentistry Studies.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Range Science and Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports Communication.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Telecommunications Technology/Technician.
Textile Science.
Toxicology.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
Western European Studies.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Psychology
  3. Public Relations/advertising/applied Communications

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

32,498

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

26,359
students

Female
48%
12,615

Male
52%
13,744

19%

6,139
students

Female
53%
3,278

Male
47%
2,861

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

19,466
students

Female
48%
9,313

Male
52%
10,153

26%

6,893
students

Female
48%
3,302

Male
52%
3,591

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 100
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
Oman
Rwanda
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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