Cost & Aid

"Price is what you pay.
Value is what you get."

What you pay.

UNL offers the lowest tuition in the Big Ten. On top of that, most first-year college students receive scholarships or gift aid. That's why we're named a "Best Value" by The Princeton Review.

What you get.

A Top National University with 150 majors and a world-class faculty located in the growing city of Lincoln. Yeah, you could say life here just feels right.

Best Value Colleges | Public Schools - Princeton Review 2014 Edition

Tuition and Fees

Tuition cost is determined based upon whether or not you are a resident of Nebraska. See Residency Calculator

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Scholarships

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Canfield Scholarship

$1,000

Deadline: January 15

Awarded to Nebraska residents who have demonstrated high academic potential.

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Canfield Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is non-renewable and only available for first-year students.

Chancellor's Scholarship

Full Tuition + $2,000 annual stipend

Application Deadline: May 1

Awarded to students who are finalists in nationally recognized scholarship competitions (e.g., National Merit or National Hispanic). National Merit finalists must select UNL as a first-choice school through the National Merit Corporation.

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Chancellor's Scholarship

National Merit Finalist
  1. Apply for Admission by January 15.
  2. Select UNL as a first-choice school through the National Merit Corporation.
  3. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  4. Pay the Enrollment Deposit by May 1.
National Hispanic Scholarship Recipient
  1. Apply for Admission by January 15.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Score a minimum of 28 on the ACT or 1260 on the SAT.
  4. Pay the Enrollment Deposit by May 1.

This scholarship covers full tuition plus a $2,000 annual stipend for up to four academic years and three inclusive summers, or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Renewable for up to four academic years and three inclusive summers or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Students must maintain a 3.500 cumulative GPA and complete 24 hours each academic year. Students must also complete a minimum of nine graded hours each semester.

David Distinguished Scholarship

$3,500 per year

Deadline: January 15

Awarded to outstanding first-year college students with a high academic potential.

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David Distinguished Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is renewable up to four years as long as a cumulative GPA of 3.5 is maintained, 24 credit hours are completed each academic year and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Regents Scholarship

Full Tuition Up to 135 credit hours or the completion of a bachelor's degree.

Deadline: January 15

A competitive UNL Regents Scholar has a 32 ACT (or SAT equivalent) in addition to an outstanding high school grade point average or excellent class rank who has demonstrated superior academic potential.

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Regents Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is valued at full tuition for up to 135 credit hours or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever occurs first. These hours include transfer hours from UNO, UNK, UNMC, study abroad, extended education, and hours earned as a UNL visiting student (i.e., credit hours that are included in the UNL GPA calculation). This scholarship is renewable as long as a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 is maintained (or as long as the student ranks in the upper 25% of the relevant class in a degree-granting undergraduate college), 24 credit hours are completed each academic year (fall and spring semesters), and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Chancellor's Leadership Class Scholarship

$1,000

Deadline: January 15

Students are chosen for the Chancellor's Leadership Class based on a demonstrated passion for leadership and their involvement activities during high school.

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Chancellor's Leadership Class Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is available first-year students only and is awarded in late February. The Chancellor's Leadership Class is a program designed to build leaders on campus. Benefits of the program include an increased understanding of how to develop leadership skills and make a difference in your community, close interaction with Chancellor Ronnie D. Green and other community leaders, and a supportive network of first-year and upper class leaders.

University Honors Program Scholarship

$500 for textbooks

Priority Deadline: November 15
Final Deadline: February 15

Students accepted into the UNL Honors Program are considered for this award.

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University Honors Program Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Apply to the honors program by November 15 for early notification or February 15 (applications will be accepted after March 1 if space is available).

This scholarship is for the fall and spring semesters for up to four years, or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first provided the student continues to meet Honors Program requirements. There is a limited amount of textbook scholarships available for honors students. Applicants for the Honors Program must have a score of 30+ on the ACT or a combined score of 1340+ on the SAT (Mathematics and Critical Reading Total), rank in the top 10% of their high school class, and demonstrate a desire for academic rigor.

Learn more about the Honors Program

Nebraska Achievement Scholarship

$1,000 or full tuition.

Deadline: January 15

Awarded to high-achieving first-year college students.

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Nebraska Achievement Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials and the personal statement by January 15.

This scholarship is renewable for up to 8 total semesters.

Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholarship

$2,000

Deadline: April 1

Awarded to students identified as emerging leaders through the Diversity Leadership Symposia, Diversity Red Letter Day, College Access Day, and/or any UNL Admissions sponsored diversity enhancement activity.

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Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholarship

  1. Apply and be admitted to UNL no later than January 15.
  2. Be nominated by a school counselor or community leader to attend one of our diversity programs such as but not limited to: the Diversity Leadership Symposia, DREAM Big Academy, the First Generation Symposium, Native College Day, and/or a Nebraska Achievement Banquet. Anyone that attends these events will be considered. Students can attend at any time during their high school career to be eligible.
  3. Students must meet academic requirements as determined by a scholarship committee.
  4. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  5. File FAFSA no later than April 1. Financial Need is not required but all students must complete the FAFSA to finalize the award.

This scholarship is only available to residents of Nebraska.

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years.


The Emerging Leaders program for first year students is designed to:
  • Support their transition to UNL
  • Connect them to campus leaders and networks
  • Hone their leadership and diversity skills

All Emerging Leader scholars will be enrolled in a weekly zero-credit course that meets Fridays from 2:30-3:30 pm during the fall semester. Each week the class will spotlight campus leaders, including faculty, staff, and current students, to explore diversity and leadership skills, resources, and opportunities. In addition, students will have access to staff to support their individual success, through academic coaching, financial aid counseling, and peer mentoring. Learn more about diversity at UNL.

Nebraska Legends Scholarship

$1,000

Deadline: January 15

Awarded to high-achieving incoming first-year college students.

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Nebraska Legends Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials and the personal statement by January 15.

This scholarship is available for first-year college students only and is awarded in late February. The Nebraska Legends Program is an academic success program sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association designed to help students find a support system on campus. Recipients are selected based on student involvement during high school and a demonstrated commitment to become involved and engaged on campus.

Pepsi Scholarship

$1,000

Deadline: January 15

Students chosen for the PEPSI scholarship have a demonstrated passion for leadership and involvement activities during high school.

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Pepsi Service Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials and the personal statement by January 15.

This scholarship is available for first-year college students only and is awarded in late February. The Pepsi Scholars Program encourages life-long service learning–a process where students assess community needs, volunteer, reflect, evaluate, and celebrate accomplishments. Recipients are selected based on volunteer activities during high school and a demonstrated commitment to serving their community.

Davis-Chambers Scholarship

Full direct cost of attendance.

Deadline: February 1

This scholarship seeks to identify and attract talented student scholars who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in diverse communities or backgrounds and are prepared to use this knowledge to contribute to the education of their fellow students.

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Davis-Chambers Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Complete the Diversity Enhancement Application in MyRed by January 15 of your senior year.
  3. Complete the FAFSA by April 1 by of your senior year.

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years (fall and spring semesters).
Selection is based on financial need and student's academic profile.

Health Sciences Scholarship

30 credit hours of tuition a year.

Deadline: February 1

Awarded to academically promising students interested in health science careers that statistically have low college-going rates.

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Health Sciences Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Complete the Diversity Enhancement Application in MyRed by January 15 of your senior year.
  3. Complete the FAFSA by April 1 by of your senior year.

This scholarship is renewable for a second year provided the recipient completes the program's first-year requirements and satisfies the university's scholarship renewal requirements.

Native American Heritage Scholarship

Ranges from $2,000 to full direct cost of attendance.

Deadline: February 1

For students classified as NE residents. Click below to see tribes eligible for NE residency.

This scholarship seeks to identify and attract talented student scholars who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the Native American community or backgrounds and are prepared to use this knowledge to contribute to the education of their fellow students.

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Native American Heritage Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Complete the Diversity Enhancement Application in MyRed by January 15 of your senior year.
  3. Complete the FAFSA by April 1 by of your senior year.

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years (fall and spring semesters). Selection is based on financial need and student's academic profile. Applicants must be Nebraska residents.
View tribes eligible for NE residency

George Beadle Scholarship

$14,500 per year

Priority Deadline: January 15
Final Deadline: May 1

Awarded to high-achieving non-resident students to offset the cost of out-of-state tuition.

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George Beadle Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December test dates of senior year in order to submit all materials by the due date.
  3. Submit admission materials by May 1 (submit materials by January 15 for priority consideration).

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years. Use the online scholarship estimator to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

Nebraska Legacy Scholarship

$14,000 per year

Priority Deadline: January 15
Final Deadline: May 1

Awarded to high-achieving students with a parent alumnus who score a 26 ACT or higher (or SAT equivalent) and a 3.000 high school GPA or higher. Confirmation of alumnus status is required.

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Nebraska Legacy Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December test dates of senior year in order to submit all materials by the due date.
  3. Submit admission materials by May 1 (submit materials by January 15 for priority consideration).
  4. Submit the personal statement by January 15.

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years. Use the online scholarship estimator to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Those who academically qualify are awarded the George Beadle Scholarship.

Priority Deadline: January 15
Final Deadline: May 1

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomes students from MSEP states who want to grow intellectually and socially. Based on superior academic performance.

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Midwest Student Exchange Program

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a comprehensive Big Ten university with over 150 different undergraduate programs, an outstanding research library, superb recreational opportunities, a lively arts and entertainment environment, and a beautiful and safe campus setting conveniently neighboring the downtown area of Nebraska's capital city.

Admission to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is competitive. Prospective students who exhibit superior academic performance will receive University scholarships that provide an offset to nonresident tuition comparable to the MSEP benefit. Visit our out-of-state scholarship estimator to get your scholarship estimate. Undergraduate students from out of state may qualify for scholarships such as the George Beadle or Ruth Leverton Scholarship, which apply toward the difference between nonresident and resident tuition charges, and are awarded within three weeks of notification of admission. Apply for admission to be considered. A separate application is not required.

Awarded to students who exhibit superior academic performance and are from various Midwestern states. See which states below. IL, MN, TX, KS, MO, WI, CA, CO, MI, IA.

Application Steps
  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December test dates of senior year in order to submit all materials by the due date.
  3. Submit admission materials by May 1 (submit materials by January 15 for priority consideration).

Ruth Leverton Scholarship

$9,500 per year

Priority Deadline: January 15
Final Deadline: May 1

Awarded to high-achieving non-resident students to bring down the cost of out-of-state tuition.

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Ruth Leverton Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December test dates of senior year in order to submit all materials by the due date.
  3. Submit admission materials by May 1 (submit materials by January 15 for priority consideration).

This scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years. Use the online scholarship estimator to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

David Distinguished Scholarship

$1,000 per year

Deadline: January 15

Awarded to outstanding incoming non-resident first-year college students with a high academic potential.

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David Distinguished Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is renewable up to four years as long as a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 is maintained, 24 credit hours are completed each academic year and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Transfer Regents Scholarship

Full Tuition

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded to high-achieving students who are transferring from a Nebraska community college.

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Transfer Regents Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit the Transfer Student personal statement.
  3. Supporting admission materials are due March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

This scholarship is available to students who have completed over 75% of your courses at a Nebraska community college and have a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.5 or higher. They must also have completed at least 45 credit hours from a Nebraska community college–30 of the credits must be accepted towards UNL degree requirements at the time of application. It is renewable as long as a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 is maintained, 24 credit hours are completed each academic year and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Transfer Student Scholarship

$1,000

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded based on academic performance and involvement at previous post-secondary institution.

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Transfer Student Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit the Transfer Student personal statement.
  3. Supporting admission materials are due March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

A minimum of 14 credit hours must be completed at the time you submit your application. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$500

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Available to students transferring to Nebraska who are members of Phi Theta Kappa.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit the Transfer Student Personal Statement.
  3. Supporting admission materials are due March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

This scholarship for one year only and is non-renewable.

Nebraska Achievement Community College Scholarship

$1,000

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Available to student transferring from a Nebraska community college with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Nebraska Achievement Community College Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit the Transfer Student Personal Statement.

This scholarship is renewable for up to two years.

Tribal College Scholarship

Full in-state tuition

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded to graduates of Nebraska high schools who are in progress or recently completed a 2-year degree from one of a few specific tribal colleges. See list of colleges below.

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Tribal College Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Apply for the FAFSA.
  3. Supporting admission materials are due March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from their coursework and must be in progress or recently (no break in enrollment) completed a 2-year degree from one of the following tribal colleges: Blackfeet Community College, Cheyenne River Community College, Dull Knife Memorial College, Fort Belknap College, Fort Berthold Community College, Fort Peck Community College, Haskell Indian Nations University, Little BigHorn College, Little Priest Tribal College, Nebraska Indian Community College, Oglala Lakota College, Sinte Gleska University, Sisseton Wahpeton Community College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community College, and United Tribes Technical College.

This scholarship is renewable.

View tribes eligible for Nebraska Residency

George Beadle Scholarship

$14,500 per year

Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded to high-achieving non-resident students to bring down the cost of out-of-state tuition.

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George Beadle Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit official high school and college transcripts.
  3. NO additional application or personal statement required.
  4. Submit supporting documents to admissions by May 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester.

To qualify for this scholarship, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have earned at least 14 credit hours at the time of the scholarship application submission. This scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis and its length depends on the amount of credits earned at the time of admission:

  • For students with 14-52 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for three years.
  • For students with 53-76 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for two years.

Transfer Nebraska Legacy Scholarship

$14,000

Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded to high-achieving students with a parent alumnus who score a 26 ACT or higher (or SAT equivalent) and a 3.000 high school GPA or higher. Confirmation of alumnus status is required.

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Transfer Nebraska Legacy Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit official high school and college transcripts.
  3. NO additional application or personal statement required.
  4. Submit supporting documents to admissions by May 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester.

To qualify for this scholarship, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (in all other undergraduate institutions) and have earned at least 14 credit hours at the time of the scholarship application submission. The student must remain an out-of-state student throughout enrollment. This scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis and its length depends on the amount of credits earned at the time of admission:

  • For students with 14-52 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for three years and two inclusive summers.
  • For students with 53-76 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for two years and one inclusive summer.

Ruth Leverton Scholarship

$9,500 per year

Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Awarded to high-achieving non-resident students to bring down the cost of out-of-state tuition.

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Ruth Leverton Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Submit official high school and college transcripts.
  3. NO additional application or personal statement required.
  4. Submit supporting documents to admissions by May 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester.

To qualify for this scholarship, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have earned at least 14 credit hours at the time of the scholarship application submission. This scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis and its length depends on the amount of credits earned at the time of admission:

  • For students with 14-52 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for three years.
  • For students with 53-76 credit hours, this scholarship is renewable for two years.

Spark Scholarship

$10,000 per year

Awarded your second year at UNL

Awarded to out-of-state students who do not qualify for scholarships when they are admitted, but earn a 2.700 cumulative GPA, complete 24 credit hours, and meet other basic eligibility requirements during their first-year.

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Spark Scholarship

If your academic profile isn't quite high enough to qualify for a scholarship at UNL for your first year, you may be eligible to enroll in our Spark Program. Student complete the Spark form, meet with an academic advisor in the fall of your first-year, meet with an academic success coach in the fall of your first-year, file the FAFSA by April 1st, and earn at least a 2.700 GPA at the end of your first-year along with completion of 24 credit hours.

Bottom line: even if you don't qualify for any scholarships at UNL right now, we want to give you the chance to earn a scholarship worth up to a total of $30,000. More information about the Spark Program will be available prior to New Student Enrollment. Use the online scholarship estimator to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

First-time, first-year​ students who are interested in the Spark Scholarship may sign up ​for program consideration prior to their first year at UNL through their MyRED account between mid-May and September 1. Use the online scholarship estimator to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

The Spark Scholarship is only available to students who enroll in the fall term.

Scholarship is renewable for up to two additional years.

New Nebraska Leaders Scholarship

$1,000

Awarded to outstanding incoming non-resident first-year students with a high academic potential who embody the core values of the university: learning, excellence, achievement, diversity, engagement, research, and stewardship.

How to Apply
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New Nebraska Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship is renewable up to four years as long as a cumulative grade point average of 3.500 is maintained, 24 credit hours are completed each academic year and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Transfer Aaron Douglas Scholarship

$3,500

Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

These scholarships are awarded to out-of-state students who exhibit superior academic performance.

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Transfer Aaron Douglas Scholarship

To qualify for this scholarship, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have earned at least 14 credit hours at the time of the scholarship application submission and enroll at UNL within three years of high school graduation.

Husker Heritage Scholarship

$5,000–$7,000 per year

Deadline: January 15

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding first-year college students with a high academic potential.

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Husker Heritage Scholarship

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Take the ACT or SAT on or before the December national test dates of senior year.
  3. Submit admission materials by January 15.

This scholarship is renewable up to four years as long as a cumulative GPA of 3.5 is maintained, 24 credit hours are completed each academic year and a minimum of nine graded hours (not pass/no pass) are completed each semester.

Make Paying for School Make Sense

Meet Rebecca and Louisa, your First-Year Financial Aid Advisors. Working out how to pay for college can be a little complicated, but with their expert help, you'll have no problems. If you have any questions about financial aid, scholarships, grants, or any other aspect of paying for college, feel free to shoot them an email at firstyearaid@unl.edu or call 402.472.2023.

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Personal Statement

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers scholarships that focus on leadership, service to community, and diversity enhancement. To qualify for one of these scholarships, you will need to submit a personal statement.

At UNL your story matters, so here's your chance to share it with us. Tell us about community circumstances you've overcome, your leadership experiences, your career goals, examples of your commitment to help under-served communities, experiences you've had with the global community and any desire to study abroad—basically, the experiences that have helped shape you as a person.

Deadlines

You can submit your personal statement anytime between the following dates:

  • Freshmen: September 1 – January 15
  • Spring transfer students: May 1 – October 1
  • Summer/fall transfer students: September 1 – March 1

Submit Your Statement

Before you start, you should know there's a 350-word limit and once it's submitted, your statement can't be edited or deleted.

If you're a transfer student, you only need to submit a personal statement if you're a Nebraska resident.

Out-of-State Scholarship Estimator

If you're a student coming from outside Nebraska, no doubt you've noticed that your tuition is higher than in-state students.

We still want to make NEBRASKA affordable, so we've created some great scholarships just for you.

See how much you might qualify for

Financial Aid

When family and personal resources aren't enough, financial aid can help provide the finances needed to accomplish your academic goals. At the UNL, more than 2/3 of students receive some form of financial aid to help finance their education. Here are a few ways to help pay for your education.

CollegeBound Nebraska

Collegebound Nebraska

If you're a student from Nebraska, you may be eligible for total gift assistance equal to, or greater than, 15 credit hours of tuition each semester if you:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1 each year.
  2. Complete the financial aid process by June 1.
  3. Are found to be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant.

Funds are available on a first come, first served basis, so the sooner you submit your information, the better.

More Information
Grants

Grants

Grants are forms of aid you do not have to repay. Recipients are selected based primarily on financial need. Grants are available through the federal and state governments. Keep in mind that:

  1. Repayment is not required.
  2. Funding levels may vary from year to year according to legislative appropriation.
  3. To be considered, file the FAFSA by April 1.
Loans

Loans

Federal loans allow students or their families to borrow money at low interest rates. Keep in mind that:

  1. Repayment is required.
  2. To be considered, file the FAFSA by April 1.
Federal Work Study

Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study program provides funds for jobs for eligible students to help them pay for their education. Keep in mind that:

  1. Students are awarded the dollar amount they earn over the course of the academic year.
  2. Student Financial Aid refers students to jobs on or off campus.
  3. To be considered, submit the FAFSA, requesting work-study, by by April 1.
FAFSA

FAFSA

To be considered for federal financial aid, you will need to complete the FAFSA by April 1. What you will need in order to file:

  1. UNL's FAFSA code: 002565.
  2. Your Social Security Number on your application for admission. If you've already applied and you didn't include your SSN, you can report it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  3. A PIN, which you can get through the FAFSA website.

It can be a complicated process, but we're here to help.

More FAFSA Information
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