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About University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha is a public, state school in an urban setting in Omaha, Nebraska. University of Nebraska at Omaha was founded in 1908 and now enrolls around 15,892 students a year, including 12,768 undergrads.

For each full-time student, University of Nebraska at Omaha spends about $7,490. University of Nebraska at Omaha employs one full-time professor for every 16 undergrads enrolled.

2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Average GPA 3.4
In-State Tuition $8,136
Out-of-State $21,718

University of Nebraska at Omaha Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for University of Nebraska at Omaha

It is slightly difficult to get into University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 2021, University of Nebraska at Omaha accepted 82% of applicants. Last year, 8,864 students applied to University of Nebraska at Omaha and 7,294 were admitted.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Waitlist 2021

University of Nebraska at Omaha reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of Nebraska at Omaha?

University of Nebraska at Omaha is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Nebraska at Omaha, applicants must submit the following items.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Application Requirements

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University of Nebraska at Omaha Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.4 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Does University of Nebraska at Omaha Require Test Scores?

University of Nebraska at Omaha does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 91% submitted the ACT.


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Does University of Nebraska at Omaha Provide Dorms?

Yes! University of Nebraska at Omaha provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

University of Nebraska at Omaha students are active in the school's Student Programming Board-Maverick Productions, student government and Greek Life. Homecoming, International Banquet, and and Welcome Week are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Financial Aid at University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha meets 64% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,260 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is University of Nebraska at Omaha a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Nebraska at Omaha

About 77% of students who start at University of Nebraska at Omaha come back the next year. Out of the 1,337 students who started at University of Nebraska at Omaha as first-time freshman, 370 graduate within four years.

Around 56% of students who started at University of Nebraska at Omaha earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 60% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $25,804 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Nebraska at Omaha sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Nebraska at Omaha a good school for you?

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Where is University of Nebraska at Omaha?

University of Nebraska at Omaha is located in the urban setting of Omaha, Nebraska.

If you want to see University of Nebraska at Omaha for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Omaha, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eppley Airfield.

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College Info

6001 Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68182

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Nebraska at Omaha Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 24

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Nebraska at Omaha is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Nebraska at Omaha is Aug 24.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Nebraska at Omaha ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 26

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University of Nebraska at Omaha SAT Scores

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University of Nebraska at Omaha Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$21,243

In State

$34,825

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,136
$21,718
Fees
$1,792
$1,792
Housing
$10,195
$10,195
Books
$1,120
$1,120

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Nebraska at Omaha is like? There are approximately 15,892 students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha, including 12,768 undergraduate students and 3,124 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NE and 10% percent of students are from other states.

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

15,892

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,928

Out-of-State

$23,510

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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