Military

Military

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is proud to be named as a G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School. We have certificates, undergraduate, and graduate programs with the flexibility, convenience, and affordability to continue your education wherever you're located.

Transferring Credit

Many of the credits you may have earned during your service are transferable to the university.

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Application Fee Waiver

The $45 Application fee is waived for military service members, spouses, and dependents. Qualified applicants can provide information on the admissions application in order to waive the fee.

Programs for Vets

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On Campus

Apply Veteran Experience Towards ACE 8 & 9 Requirements

Our general education program, Achievement-Centered Education (ACE) is based on 10 student learning outcomes. Because active military duty requires individual and social responsibility and cultural awareness, students may request that 9 months of active duty military service fulfill either the ACE 8 or ACE 9 requirement.

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VA Education Benefits

Visit the Office of the Registrar for more on specific requirements, guidelines and programs available to you.

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Veteran Student Task Force

The Veteran Student Task Force is designed to evaluate and implement improvements for Student Veterans and Military Members (SVMM) support programs at the university.

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Student Veterans Organization

Connect with other veterans and military students who can help support you as you work to complete your academic and career goals.

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Acceptance of CLEP Exam Scores

We accept military credit as well as CLEP exam scores. CLEP exams test mastery of college-level material acquired in a variety of ways — through general academic instructions, significant independent study or extracurricular work.

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Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) provides educational opportunities to servicemembers experiencing challenges completing college degrees due to their frequent moves.

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Concurrent Admissions Program for Army Enlistees (ConAp)

ConAP is a unique program to the Army and Army Reserve that creates a plan for future soldiers to attend college and use earned GI Bill education benefits.

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Yellow Ribbon Program

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln participates in the Yellow Ribbon program at the maximum amount.

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DANTES Program

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) helps Service members and Veterans pursue their educational goals during and after their service.

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American Council on Education (ACE)

The American Council on Education (ACE) supports America's veterans seeking entry into higher education.

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Marine Leadership Scholar Program

The program helps honorably discharged Marines continue their education.

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Got Your 6

The "Got Your 6" campaign has united the entertainment industry with veteran-focused nonprofit organizations to connect civilians and military personnel so that veterans and their families are seen as leaders in the community.

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Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding

The DOD MOU helps ensure verifiable, quality, affordable academic and training programs for U.S. troops.

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Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) – UNMC

Graduates will earn a Master's Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and receive a commission as a 1LT in the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

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