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University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, founded in 1869, is a public institution offering students numerous academic and social options. Within various "learning communities" faculty, staff, and students share academic interests, study for exams, and discuss ideas. UNL's 623-acre campus is located in Lincoln, 55 miles southwest of Omaha.

Web Sitewww.unl.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students20,182
   Women9,481 (47.0%)
   Men10,701 (53.0%)
Graduate Students5,078

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate76% of 9,724 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineMay 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.65 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math581 average
500-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading570 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,188
Out-of-state: $38,708
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,538
Out-of-state: $23,058
Room and Board
$10,670
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Freshman Award$14,543
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,307

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,083
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Lincoln Population268,738
Nearest Metropolitan AreaOmaha
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 43% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotLil' Red
Sororities22% of women participate
Fraternities 19% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
2.9% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.4% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students7.6% from 106 countries
First-Year Students Returning82.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
33.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
22.2%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.61 3.90 624 616 27
Low 2.70 2.20 530 550 20
High 4.00 5.00 730 690 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• UNL's Botanical Gardens and Arboretum has received numerous awards.

• UNL tests all tornado-warning systems on the first Wednesday of each month at approximately 10:15 a.m.

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