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University of Nebraska at Omaha Student Life

University of Nebraska at Omaha is on a 503-acre campus in an urban setting in Omaha, Nebraska. There are many activities and organizations for University of Nebraska at Omaha students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Nebraska at Omaha also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Nebraska at Omaha has a thriving Student Programming Board-Maverick Productions. In fact, more students participate in Student Programming Board-Maverick Productions than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Nebraska at Omaha include student government, Greek Life, Emerging Leaders and PRSSA - Public Relations student society of America.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha community comes together each year for Homecoming, International Banquet and Welcome Week.

Does University of Nebraska at Omaha Offer Student Housing?

University of Nebraska at Omaha offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most University of Nebraska at Omaha students live off campus. In 2021, 13% of undergrads at University of Nebraska at Omaha lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Nebraska at Omaha. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Nebraska at Omaha offers coed housing.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Athletics

At University of Nebraska at Omaha there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Nebraska at Omaha:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at University of Nebraska at Omaha

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Nebraska at Omaha is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Nebraska at Omaha campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of Nebraska at Omaha offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Nebraska at Omaha

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Nebraska at Omaha, take Interstate 80 to Omaha, NE. If you need to fly, book your flight to Eppley Airfield airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Nebraska you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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University of Nebraska at Omaha Students

57%

Women

43%

Men

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

16%

7%

5%

4%

4%

1%

0.26%

0.14%

Undergraduate Students

12,768

Graduate Students

3,124

Non-Resident / International Students

529

University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
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Campus Security
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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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