University of Nebraska at Omaha: Statistics

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#878 of 14,131 In the World
#274 of 2,597 In North America
#243 of 2,496 In the United States
#4 of 23 In Nebraska
#3 of 7 In Omaha
#119 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
Top50% For 47 other topics
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Acceptance rate
87%
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
91%
Undergraduates
12,197
Graduates
3,131
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.unomaha.edu

University of Nebraska at Omaha Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an acceptance rate of 87% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 87% 87% 88%
Applicants 8,821 3,659 5,162
Admissions 7,696 3,177 4,519
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,109 884 1,225
Freshmen enrolled part time 57 28 29

8,191 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,378 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,838 or 85%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Nebraska at Omaha are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 9800 (64%)
Hispanic 2223 (15%)
Black or African American 1018 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 760 (5%)
Two or more races 682 (4%)
Asian 663 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 124 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 14 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$7,224
Students receiving aid
91%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,344$6,138
Tuition in-state $6,344$6,138
Tuition out-of-state $19,926$14,760
Fee in-district $1,792$1,614
Fee in-state $1,792$1,614
Fee out-of-state $1,792$1,614

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 2,481
Combined charge for room and board $10,414

University of Nebraska at Omaha majors

University of Nebraska at Omaha has granted 2,492 bachelor's degrees across 69 programs, 833 master's across 40 programs, and 41 doctorate degrees across 8 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
General Studies 346
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 234 36 3
Business Administration and Management, General 94 136
Elementary Education and Teaching 115 68
Social Work 49 100
Psychology, General 129 5 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 119 3
Computer Science 81 17
Information Science & Studies 59 28
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 84
Secondary Education and Teaching 58 25
Accounting 64 14
Banking and Financial Support Services 75
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 63 7 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 63
Political Science and Government, General 40 19
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 58
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 58
Public Administration 50 5
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 34 15
International & Globalization Studies 46
Special Education and Teaching, General 11 33
Mathematics, General 33 10
English Language and Literature, General 26 16
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 35
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 15 20
Creative Writing 16 17
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 15 18
Music, General 21 12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 25 8
Finance, General 30
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 30
History, General 18 9
Neuroscience 26
Public Health, General 26
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 25
Environmental Science 25
Gerontology 14 8 2
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 23
Biotechnology 22
Real Estate 22
Sociology, General 19 3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 20
Athletic Training & Trainer 6 12
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 17
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 16
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 13 2
Chemistry, General 14
Library and Information Science 14
Business & Managerial Economics 12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 12
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 12
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 12
Small Business Administration & Management 12
School Psychology 11
Bioinformatics 10
Informatics 9 1
Reading Teacher Education 10
Physics, General 9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 8
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 8
Economics, General 7
International Business & Trade & Commerce 7
Philosophy 6
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 5
Natural Sciences 5
Geography 1 3
Holistic & Integrative Health 4
Information Technology 4
Latin American Studies 4
Urban Studies & Affairs 4
African-American & Black Studies 3
Applied Behavior Analysis 3
Computer and Information Sciences, General 3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 3
Geology & Earth Science, General 3
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
Investments and Securities 3
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other 3
Music Teacher Education 3
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Journalism 2
Music Performance, General 2
Grand Total 2,492 833 41

University of Nebraska at Omaha has a graduation rate of 50%, which is among the 40% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 48% 53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

University of Nebraska at Omaha is a world-class research university with 8,156 scientific papers published and 207,124 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Computer Science, Psychology, Business, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, and Social Psychology.

Publications
8,156
Citations
207,124

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,081 / 39,604
Medicine
1,937 / 68,961
Computer Science
1,484 / 34,023
Psychology
1,316 / 49,862
Business
1,270 / 30,930
Biology
880 / 31,076
Mathematics
724 / 14,070
Engineering
681 / 14,959
Economics
591 / 10,920
Social Psychology
436 / 25,616
Environmental Science
434 / 10,421
Political Science
433 / 3,968
Sociology
414 / 5,672
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
329 / 6,292
Physical Therapy
327 / 13,491
Chemistry
320 / 9,985
Art & Design
312 / 3,364
Communications and Public Relations
299 / 6,260
Child Psychology
297 / 14,274
Demography
292 / 7,439
Physics
279 / 9,084
Health Science
275 / 8,270
Management Information Systems
249 / 8,224
Criminology and Criminal Justice
223 / 7,303
Math Teachers
216 / 3,566
Sports Medicine
212 / 6,231
Education Majors
201 / 3,869
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
190 / 4,427
Materials Science
167 / 6,031
Public Policy / Administration
163 / 2,590
Clinical Psychology
161 / 5,353
Investment Banking and Stock trading
160 / 2,892
Surgery
156 / 11,862
Oncology and Cancer research
152 / 8,555
Geography and Cartography
141 / 1,605
Marketing
124 / 6,785
Law
119 / 1,902
Finance
117 / 2,392
Gerontology
112 / 4,430
Blockchain and Cryptography
111 / 1,206

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 115 598
1992 121 770
1993 94 860
1994 98 967
1995 122 1000
1996 128 1251
1997 138 1396
1998 148 1579
1999 142 1700
2000 140 2105
2001 171 2265
2002 174 2925
2003 193 3329
2004 230 3942
2005 238 4737
2006 255 5676
2007 296 6583
2008 296 7849
2009 351 9486
2010 307 10874
2011 386 12214
2012 393 14028
2013 407 15676
2014 429 16562
2015 402 16936
2016 460 15645
2017 490 15495
2018 486 14599
2019 593 16390
2020 640 19085
2021 646 20531
Academic rankings

University of Nebraska at Omaha alumni

  1. Peter Fonda

    Peter Fonda
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-2019 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    film produceractorfilm actorscreenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Peter Henry Fonda was an American actor. He was the son of Henry Fonda, younger brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget Fonda. He was a prominent figure in the counterculture of the 1960s. Fonda was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Easy Rider (1969), and the Academy Award for Best Actor for Ulee's Gold (1997). For the latter, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama. Fonda also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999).

  2. Conor Oberst

    Conor Oberst
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    guitaristmusiciansinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Conor Mullen Oberst is an American singer-songwriter best known for his work in Bright Eyes. He has also played in several other bands, including Desaparecidos, the Faint (previously named Norman Bailer), Commander Venus, Park Ave., Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Monsters of Folk, and Better Oblivion Community Center. Oberst was named the Best Songwriter of 2008 by Rolling Stone magazine.

  3. Chuck Hagel

    Chuck Hagel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in the University of Nebraska at Omaha
    Studied in 1971
    Occupations
    business executivemilitary personnelpoliticianbankertalk show host
    Biography

    Charles Timothy Hagel is an American military veteran and former politician who served as a United States senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009 and as the 24th United States secretary of defense from 2013 to 2015 in the Obama administration.

  4. Jake Ellenberger

    Jake Ellenberger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fightermilitary personnel
    Biography

    Jake Ellenberger is an American retired mixed martial artist and former United States Marine who was known for competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional competitor from 2005–2018, Ellenberger has also formerly competed for the Quad Cities Silverbacks of the IFL, Bodog Fight, and King of the Cage.

All 63 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names UNO
UNOMAHA
Founded 1908
Motto Access to exceptional.
Colors crimson, black
Academic calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff 1,696
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address 6001 Dodge St
Omaha, Nebraska, 68182-0225
United States
City population 486,000
Phone 4025542800

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