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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • 4 Year
  • LINCOLN, NE

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Nebraska is a highly rated public university located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,949 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Nebraska acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Business, Finance, and Psychology. Graduating 66% of students, Nebraska alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,200.

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1400 R STREET
LINCOLN, NE 68588
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference

Branch Campuses

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UNL Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1110-1320
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$17,341 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,953 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 133 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 163 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 161 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    69%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,949 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,337
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 102 responses
  • Passionate
    27%
  • Social
    23%
  • Nebraskan
    21%
  • Alcoholic
    7%
  • Dedicated
    6%
  • Genuine
    6%
  • Arrogant
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 231 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 261 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 125 responses
  • Proud
    44%
  • Football
    21%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • School pride
    9%
  • Big
    8%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Personable
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 98 responses

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