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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Check whether the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is right for you as an international student.

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Lincoln, USA
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Study abroad at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is a public research university in the USA. The institution offers over 150 undergraduate and 70 master’s degree programs, with particular specialisms in the sciences and humanities. UNL students learn from the University’s expert faculty who are world leaders in their subjects.

UNL is the oldest university in the state of Nebraska; it is made up of ten colleges across four campuses. UNL is recognized as the birthplace of the study of ecology. It is also famed for being the home of The University of Nebraska Press and the Sheldon Musem of Art.

UNL has over 500 diverse student organizations to keep you busy during your free time. From French to folk-dancing, you’ll find plenty of activities to get involved in.

UNL fields multiple male and female athletics teams across 23 sports. They are known as the Cornhuskers and compete in NCAA Division I.

Why study at UNL?

  • Value for money

    UNL was twice ranked the best value Law School in the US in 2015 and 2016 (The National Jurist)

  • Best Buy College

    UNL is one of only 20 institutions to be recognized as a ‘best buy’ thanks to its great teaching and affordability (Fiske, 2018)

  • Scholarship programs

    65% of first-year UNL students will be awarded a scholarship or grant up to the value of $12,000

  • Top national research university

    UNL is consistently ranked near the top third of all public and private national research universities

  • Sustainability projects

    UNL has a sustainable food project, biodiesel vehicles, and an office of sustainability

Life as an international student

Over 3,200 international students from 114 countries choose to study at UNL. The University celebrates and supports its vibrant student body with international welcome events, an airport collection service, virtual global careers fairs, eat and greets, and diversity months.

UNL has a dedicated International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) which works to create a safe and supportive environment for all international students. The service provides expert advice about visas, travel, and accommodation, as well as supporting you more generally to settle into the American way of life.

Undergraduate students can choose from 14 campus halls of residence, each with excellent facilities. Optional dining packages can be added to your contract for your convenience.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Sauna / Steam Rooms
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 3
    • No. of Badminton Courts 2
    • No. of Squash Courts 2
    • No. of Diving Pools 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 3
    • No. of Climbing Wall 2
    • No. of Basketball Courts 5
    • No. of Athletics Track 5
    • No. of volleyball courts 5
    • No. of Ice Rink 2
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Maternity Care
    • Physiotherapy
    • Antenatal Clinic
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Child Development Assessment & Immunization
    • Minor Surgery
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 3
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 2
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Cafe’s 30
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 500
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Tuition & Fees:$27,000 - Room & Board:$12,185

EduCo Diversity Scholarship

  • Only across the year one
  • $3,000.00

Global Excellency

  • Based on Academic Merit, at least a 3.6/4.0 CGPA
  • $12,000.00

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  • Based on Academic Merit, at least a 3.2/4.0 GPA
  • $8,000.00

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  • Based on Academic Merit, at least a 2.5 GPA
  • $2,000.00


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1400 R St, Lincoln, NE 68588, United States

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.

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Visa requirements for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements