University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL)

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska, Lincoln

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Student Essentials

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Herbie Husker
Nickname: UNL
Website: www.unl.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,984
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,734
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 27,233
Year Established: 1869

About UNL

The largest university in the state, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln offers academic programs and research that have long placed it at the forefront of education.

For example, University of Nebraska is one of the first universities to establish a major in Digital Humanities, offered through the English Department.

In the same department, graduate students may undertake UNL’s prestigious MFA program in Creative Writing, which has leading writers among its faculty and is also responsible for founding one of the country’s most respected university literary publications.

On the fine arts end of things, UNL boasts top museums and galleries with collections by some of the world’s most revered artists. UNL also has a natural history museum, which features fossils and other types of ancient excavations.

Additional areas of study include:

*Agricultural Sciences
*Architecture
*Education
*Engineering
*Law
*Liberal Arts and Humanities
*Performing Arts
*Mass Communications

UNL has long been distinguished for its research activity as well, conducting valuable research in a variety of scientific and other fields.

Undergraduate admission is based in great part on one’s academic record, while admission to graduate programs depends on the requirements of each department.

Financial aid is awarded through different sources to eligible students, and Nebraska state residents pay a reduced tuition rate.

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UNL Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 7 Reviews

57% of students gave University of Nebraska, Lincoln 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

I love college here. I have met alot of new people and the atmosphere is great. The football games are awesome and the cafeteria has great food with a variety of things that I find myself enjoying everytime I eat there.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

This is a very nice school with a great atmosphere. The students are friendly and the teachers are great at what they do. The thing that I like the most about my school is that I get to meet a lot of new people. I have not been here very long yet but for future students I would like for them to know that they get their moneys worth here at the University of Nebraska.


UNL Map & Location

University of Nebraska, Lincoln
14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588


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Getting Around UNL

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lincoln, NE

Winter
Dec
37
17
Jan
35
14
Feb
40
18
Spring
Mar
52
28
Apr
64
39
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
84
61
Jul
89
67
Aug
86
64
Fall
Sep
78
53
Oct
66
41
Nov
51
28

UNL Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 20,624
Freshman Class 4,980
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 27,233

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 86%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 4%
African American 3%
Caucasian 86%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 76%
Graduate 24%
Full-Time 78%
Part-Time 22%
Women 48%
Men 52%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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