University of Nebraska -- Omaha

Omaha, NE

University of Nebraska -- Omaha

Omaha, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$7,980

$21,244

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
12%
24-29
26%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,148
Declined 1,417
Total Received 8,565
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Public

12,245

undergraduate students

2,908

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded in 1908, is a comprehensive, public institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Studies, Education, Engineering and Technology, Communication, Fine Arts, and Media, Information Science and Technology, and Public Affairs and Community Service and through Graduate Studies and Research. Its 229-acre main campus is located in Omaha.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,153
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

570-acre campus in Omaha (population: 466,893). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to campus parking lots, dormitories, and Pacific Street campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Eppley Airfield

University of Nebraska — Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE
68182

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Programming Board-Maverick Productions
  • student government
  • Greek Life
  • Emerging Leaders
  • PRSSA - Public Relations student society of America

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • International Banquet
  • Welcome Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
74%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
12%
24-29
26%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,148
Declined 1,417
Total Received 8,565

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

character/personal qualities

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,764

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,224
Room & board $9,920
Additional fees $1,756
Books & supplies $1,162
Other fees $3,688
Total $22,750
Average Financial Aid - $4,764
Total with Avg. Aid $17,986
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, cricket, dance, equestrian sports, paintball, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, track and field, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, cricket, dance, equestrian sports, paintball, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, track and field, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Banking and Financial Support Services
Behavioral Sciences
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Services Administration
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Gerontology
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Investments and Securities
Journalism
Journalism, Other
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Library and Information Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, Other
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Secondary Education and Teaching
Small Business Administration/Management
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Stringed Instruments
Urban Studies/Affairs
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

15,153

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

12,245
students

Female
54%
6,585

Male
46%
5,660

19%

2,908
students

Female
62%
1,796

Male
38%
1,112

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

9,921
students

Female
55%
5,450

Male
45%
4,471

19%

2,324
students

Female
49%
1,135

Male
51%
1,189

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,177

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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