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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

TUITION AND EXPENSES

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
Books and Supplies
$1,012
Other Expenses
$3,968
Payment PlansCredit card, prepayment discount

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid2@unl.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002565
Free

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,557 (77.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,565 (72.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,508 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met594 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Award$14,543
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,097 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,875
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,793 (71.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,591
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 228 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift572 (12.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,708
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants11,147 (59.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need8,352 (74.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid8,107 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,696 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Award$13,688
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,388 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,479
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,750 (70.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,898
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 572 (7.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,228 (6.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,821
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,307
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
4.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Agriculture, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,787
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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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