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University of Nebraska - Lincoln Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Lincoln, NE

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,624
Out-of-state: $42,064
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,366
Out-of-state: $25,806
Room and Board
$11,830
Books and Supplies
$1,044
Other Expenses
$3,384
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid2@unl.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002565
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,261 (88.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,782 (65.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,747 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
576 (21.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$15,543
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,524 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,781
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,771 (64.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,013
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 325 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
823 (17.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,766

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
14,397 (74.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,059 (62.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,914 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,471 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,935
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,708 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,304
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,770 (64.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,421
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 739 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,686 (8.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,044

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,290
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, 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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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