Nebraska is a highly rated public university located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 19,381 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Nebraska acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business Administration and Management, Psychology, and Public Relations. Graduating 67% of students, Nebraska alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,500.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.133 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.144 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.142 responses
Most Popular Majors
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.212 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.242 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.98 responses
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Reviews
If you aren't from Nebraska, let me start by saying, Nebraska Nice is a very real thing. The people and atmosphere around the University of Nebraska—Lincoln is so warm and filled with kindness. UNL provides a whole array of opportunity for extra curricular, class content and lifestyles. Whether you are standing in the Boneyard Student Section at a sold out football game or you are eating an ice cream cone from the Dairy Store, UNL will find a place in your heart and really help you expand on your goals- helping you make them a reality. The faculty is very involved in student success. Overall, attending the University of Nebraska was the best decision I could make!
Attending UNL was a wonderful experience! My classes were varied and engaging, I loved my professors, the campus is beautiful, and the tuition is fair. I made lasting friends and memories. I lived in Selleck which boasts a varied exchange student population. The dining halls are great and dorms are clean. The campus is right near downtown with plenty of entertainment within walking distance. There is a convenient on-site health clinic, and the athletics program cannot be beat. I would recommend UNL to any prospective college student.
University of Nebraska—Lincoln’s student body is made up of an “array of students from small town Nebraska, the big cities of Lincoln and Omaha” as well as a number of “out-of-state and international students.” “Kindness permeates interactions across campus,” and the “passion that the students have for their institution is palpable.” Students are by and large “friendly but conservative,” a “mixture of rural and city kids.” “The mix of cultures “works really well” reflecting “Midwestern manners of kind, friendly people.” Students are studious but interconnected, especially through their identification with “husker power.” “Sports aren’t my main concern,” says another, “but it is super awesome attending a Big 10 university” because of the “pride” and “positive and outgoing” Lincoln community.