University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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world rank  62

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University Overview

Founded in 1869, University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Lincoln (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Nebraska. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNL
Founded 1869
Motto Literis Dedicata et Omnibus Artibus
Dedicated to Letters and All the Arts
Colours Scarlet and cream

University Location

Address 14th and R Street
Lincoln
68588 Nebraska
United States
Tel +1 (402) 472 7211
Fax +1 (402) 472 0670

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 313 N 13th, Van Brunt Visitors Center, Box 880417
Lincoln 68588-0256
(402) 472 2023
800 742 8800

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Library
University of Nebraska-Lincoln's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,827,478 physical volumes, 274,334 physical media, 27,528 digital/electronic medium and 462 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's library has 7 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,923 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Nebraska System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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