University of Nebraska – Lincoln: Ranking & Review

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Lincoln Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 49 72
Top 1%

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%66%63%
Applicants14,9476,8508,097
Admissions9,6234,4955,128
Enrolled undergraduates4,9052,5232,382
Enrolled total (including graduate students)26,07913,51412,565

10,896 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,477 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores346
Percent of students submitting SAT scores7%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
625

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,552
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
24

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,062 $40,182
Off-campus $24,544 $39,664
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,044 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,200 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,125 $22,425
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,853 $1,853
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $238 $748
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,518 $22,425
Fees for full-time graduates $1,853 $1,853
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $313 $896

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 852 158 6 1,016
Education 287 226 57 570
Engineering 425 91 46 562
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 391 76 34 501
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 345 55 400
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 329 19 7 355
Psychology 217 11 28 256
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 180 28 21 229
Visual and Performing Arts 117 42 15 174
Social Sciences 119 18 11 148
Health Professions and Related Programs 79 50 6 135
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 77 39 3 119
Legal Professions and Studies 2 111 113
Natural Resources and Conservation 89 15 8 112
Architecture and Related Services 62 42 104
Mathematics and Statistics 48 22 18 88
Physical Sciences 39 15 29 83
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 77 5 82
English Language and Literature & Letters 56 16 10 82
History 50 4 3 57
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 50 2 1 53
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 38 10 2 50
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 20 20
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 2 1 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Grand Total3,9589484175,323

A total of 3,958 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,365 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%65%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesUNL
Founded1869
MottoLiteris Dedicata et Omnibus Artibus
Dedicated to Letters and All the Arts
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsscarlet, cream
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,136
Instructional FTE1,354
Research FTE330
Public Service FTE193
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.unl.edu
Address14th and R St
Lincoln, Nebraska, 68588
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone4024727211
Fax+1 (402) 472 0670

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