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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

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural And Food Products Processing Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanization, General Checkmark
Agricultural/animal/plant/veterinary Science And Related Fields, Other Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Landscaping And Groundskeeping Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy, General Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician And Veterinary Assistant Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural Design Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Entomology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Journalism, Other Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Economics And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Professions And Studies, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Urban Forestry Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,775
Applied
14,411
Accepted
19,552
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

9,722
Females Applied
7,881
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,053
Males Applied
6,530
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Minimun high school GPA
Recommended Essay
Other requirements: Minimum ACT composite score of 20, or combined total of 1040 or higher on the SAT Critical Reading and Math sections, or rank in upper 50% of high school class, or a HS GPA of 3.0 or higher

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 550 660
SAT Math 540 660
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,770
In-state
24,900
Out-of-state
7,770
In-district
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Fees

2,102
Full-time student fees
12,140
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

14,854
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,013
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,580
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,100
Avg. Loan Aid
7,903
Avg. Grant Aid
8,826
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,552
Total Undergrad students
25%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (50.5%)
Female (49.5%)

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 38%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
University Program Council Concerts, Big Red Welcome and Homecomming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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More
Four hist African-American and six multi-cult org
Most popular organizations:
Student Alumni Association, Mexican American Student Association, Dance Marathon, eSAB (Engineering Student Advisory Board) and ASUN (Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, student body government)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency notification system, CCTV surveillance, and public weapons storage for students/faculty/staff

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 No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Sailing 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 No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,595
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,304
Part-time - 291
Male - 919
Female - 676
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