Apply & Deposit

Step 1: Applying

We want to make the application process as easy as possible.

Start by reviewing the student application types from the list below and:

  • select the application instructions corresponding to your student type
  • OR, when you're ready, select the start my application link next to your student type

Step 2: Enrollment Deposit

Once you have received notification of admission to the University of NebraskaLincoln, you will be directed to pay the enrollment deposit in order to finalize your admission and secure your space in the incoming class.

Deferment & Refund

Review criteria to be considered for a deferment or refund of the enrollment deposit.

Domestic Applications
Student Type Instructions & Requirements
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Freshman

  • You never attended college
  • OR, you're enrolled in high school and college courses concurrently (regardless of the number of credits)
  • OR, you attempted fewer than 12 semester college credits since graduating from high school

Application Instructions:

Admission Requirements:

Start My Application

Transfer

  • You graduated from high school
  • AND, are currently taking or have attempted more than 12 semester credits of college or university-level course work since high school graduation (or the equivalent)
  • OR, you plan to attend college with a military transcript

Application Instructions

Admission Requirements

Start My Application

Returning

  • You have previously attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a degree-seeking student
  • AND, would like to return as a degree-seeking student

Application Instructions:

Admission Requirements:

Start My Application

Domestic Visiting Student

  • You're planning to attend for 1 semester
  • part-time (max of 6 credit hours, unless a specific program notes differently)
  • non-degree-seeking

Application Instructions:

Start My Application

International Visiting

  • You want to study at UNL for 1 or 2 semesters
  • You are coming to UNL independent of a UNL recognized exchange program

International Exchange

  • You are a student from a university that has a reciprocal exchange agreement with UNL (ISEP, IREX, etc.)

Application Instructions:

Download The Application

Intensive English Program

  • You want the opportunity to develop your English language skills

Application Instructions:

Admission Requirements:

Start My Application

Change of Campus

  • You're currently enrolled at 1 of the NU system campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC, UNO, or NCTA)
  • AND, you would like change your home campus
  • AND, your plan is to graduate from the new NU campus

Intercampus

  • You're currently enrolled at 1 of the NU system campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC, UNO, or NCTA)
  • AND, you would like to take coursework at a different NU system campus
  • AND, you want to maintain your enrollment as a degree-seeking student at your home campus

Application Instructions:

Intercampus Application

Change of Campus Applications:

Change of Campus Application Undergraduate Transfer Application

Certificate Program

  • You're seeking an undergraduate certificate, not an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Application Instructions:

Start My Application