University of Nebraska – Lincoln

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The University of Nebraska – Lincoln (typically referred to as UNL, NU, or Nebraska) is located in Lincoln, NE and is a public research university. It is the flagship university of the University of Nebraska system and is known as the state’s oldest and largest university. The university is spread between two campuses in Lincoln, totaling over 100 classroom buildings and research facilities. Nebraska offers nine faculties which comprise more than 150 undergraduate majors, 20 pre-professional programs, 100 graduate programs and over 270 programs of study. These include:

  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • College of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • College of Law

General Information

Admission Office
1410 Q Street
Box 880417
Lincoln, NE 68588-0417
(402) 472-2023
(800) 742-8800
Fax: (402) 472-0670
[email protected]
Contact: Alan Cerveny
Dean of Admissions
Main Address
14th and R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211
Total undergrads: 18,526
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,200
Degree-seeking undergrads: 18,526
Graduate enrollment: 4,568

Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus
Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $45
Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 63%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business B
Agricultural Communications B
Agricultural Economics B
Agricultural Mechanization B
Agricultural/Food Processing B
Agriculture – General B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Food Science B
Horticulture Science B
Landscaping B
Pest Management B
Range Science/Management B
Soil Science and Agronomy B

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B
Interior Architecture B
Landscape Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Ethnic studies B
Latin American Studies B
Regional Studies B
Western European Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Botany B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism
Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
News and editorial B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Agricultural Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Computer Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Economics and history B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Geography and history B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Journalism and mass communications B
Junior High Education B
Language arts B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Political science and history B
Reading Teacher Education B
Sales/Marketing Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special education and communication disorders B
Speech and english B
Speech, drama, and english B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B
Teaching, learning, and teacher education B
Technical education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B
Theatre and english B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Agricultural Engineering B
Architectural Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Construction/Building Technologies B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child, youth and family studies B
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Housing Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Community Health Services B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Speech-Language Pathology B
Veterinarian Assistance B

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Geology B
HydrologyWater Resources B
Physics B

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Forensic Technologies B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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