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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a University institution located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1410 Q Street
Lincoln, NE  68588-0417
United States
Contact Ms. Abby Freeman
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-2023
Fax: 402-472-0670

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Mechanization Checkmark
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Agriculture And Agriculture Operations Related Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Landscaping And Groundskeeping Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
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Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Economics Related Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Textile Science Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,956
Applied
11,906
Accepted
20,830
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

8,128
Females Applied
6,414
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,828
Males Applied
5,492
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT score of 20 or combined total of 1030 or higher on the SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and SAT Math sections or rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 570 680
SAT Math 623 560 680
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,350
In-state
23,145
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,804
Full-time student fees
11,430
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

14,746
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,238
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,800
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,438
Avg. Loan Aid
7,707
Avg. Grant Aid
7,943
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,830
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.57%
Black or African American 2.68%
White or Caucasian 74.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.09%
Other 1.06%

Gender

Male (52.79%)
Female (47.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 34%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
University Program Council Concerts, Big Red Welcome and Homecomming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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More
4 historically African-American & 6 multi-cult
Most popular organizations:
Student Alumni Association, Mexican American Student Association, University Program Council Nebraska, eSAB (Engineering Student Advisory Board) and ASUN (Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, student body government)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,397
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,300
Part-time - 97
Male - 873
Female - 524