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Colleges / University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a public, state university in the city of Lincoln, Nebraska. University of Nebraska-Lincoln was founded in 1869. The university currently enrolls around 23,805 students per year, including 19,276 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Nebraska-Lincoln

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The acceptance rate at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is 79%. In 2022, 19,102 students applied to University of Nebraska-Lincoln and 15,022 were admitted.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in the city of Lincoln, Nebraska, near Omaha.

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College Info

1400 R Street Lincoln, NE 68588

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Nebraska-Lincoln is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Nebraska-Lincoln is May 1.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1330


Math SAT Range

550 - 670


Reading SAT Range

560 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1330 and Above


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1110 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students is 1218. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Nebraska-Lincoln, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is like? There are approximately 23,805 students enrolled at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, including 19,276 undergraduate students and 4,529 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from NE and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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