How much does University of Nebraska - Lincoln cost?

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Cost of Attendance
In-state $9,522
Out-of-state $25,828
On-Campus Room and Board $11,830
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,548
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,216
$30,000-$48,000 $13,508
$48,000-$75,000 $16,197
$75,000-$110,000 $12,216
Over $110,000 $20,947

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Financial Aid and Debt

73%

Students paying down their debt

$21,700

Typical Total Student Debt

$224

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $9,905
Federal Grants 25% $4,305
Pell grants 25% $4,189
Other federal grants 11% $381
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $1,970
Institutional grants or scholarships 82% $7,401
Student loan aid 47% $6,404
Federal student loans 45% $5,711
Other student loans 7% $12,693

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 276 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 277 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 200 Up to $2,100
Attend a summer program 131 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 185 Up to $5,000
Play a sport 140 Up to $1,500

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University of Nebraska - Lincoln Admissions

What is University of Nebraska - Lincoln's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 12% of applicants
SAT Reading 560-670
SAT Math 560-690
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 92% of applicants
Composite Score 22-28

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University of Nebraska - Lincoln Campus Life

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

253

Forbes Ranking

41%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

66%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 20954
Living on campus 11%
Transfer Students 4%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
52%
Women
48%

Student Diversity

44%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
74.75%
Unknown
13.23%
Hispanic or Latino
6.17%
Black or African American
2.78%
Asian
2.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.09%

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

41%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$43,700

Average Salary After Graduation

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About University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln takes the health and safety of our campus community very seriously. As the United States and global health officials continue to address the spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19 infection, health and emergency preparedness officials at Nebraska are monitoring the situation in collaboration with our university and governmental partners. Official updates regarding Nebraska's response are found at covid19.unl.edu.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is open for safe, limited capacity, in-person visits, and also offers several virtual options for you to connect with us and get your questions answered. We encourage you to take advantage of the visit opportunity that suits you best. With many options— including both individual and group visits—our team is here to help you on your path to becoming a Husker.

Husker Weekdays: Individual Visit | Half Day Offered Most Weekdays—Get more info on admission requirements, academics, student life, scholarships and financial aid at Nebraska. You and your guests will tour campus with a current student as your guide. Learn more at go.unl.edu/hw.

Big Red Experience: Open House | Half Day | Offered Select Dates—Come take a tour with a student guide and learn about how to get involved on campus, how you’ll connect to your career path, and how to apply for admission, scholarships and financial aid. Learn more & register at go.unl.edu/big-red.

Husker Saturdays: Open House | Offered Select Saturdays—Experience the best of Nebraska in a short amount of time. We offer multiple sessions during the day so you and your guests can get a glimpse into life at Nebraska. Learn more & register at go.unl.edu/hs.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION SESSIONS Hosted Online | Thursdays @ 4 p.m. CDT Learn how you can get started building your future from day one at Nebraska—including information about the admission process. Explore how Huskers collaborate 1-to-1 with classmates, faculty and staff to prepare for a great career or graduate school. Click here to more & register.

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1-to-1 Appointments: At Nebraska, we believe some of the most meaningful connections are made 1-to-1, which is why we're offering phone or video appointments with a representative from admissions or students' academic area of interest. Click the request links below, and we'll be in touch to schedule your appointment.

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HUSKER HUB’S STUDENT SERVICES SPECIALISTS At Husker Hub, students can get assistance with enrollment verification, student bills, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships, grants, student/parent loans and work-study as they plan their path toward graduation. After students have applied to Nebraska, they can use their NUID to log in to meet 1-to-1 with a full-time Student Services Specialist remotely Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT through the Virtual Queue.