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First-year applicants can also apply to Nebraska through the Common App.

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Admissions Requirements

Advance Credit Options

Nebraska offers several ways to apply the college credits you have already earned. National credit-by-exam programs include the Advanced Placement (AP) Program, International Baccalaureate, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST (formerly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests), and Cambridge International Exams (A-Levels). Learn more about how your credit will transfer.

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Admissions Checklist

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  1. Apply

    First things first—apply and get admitted. Already did that? Then move on to the next step. You’re well on your way to becoming Husker.

    Apply Now
  2. Complete Your Scholarship Statement

    Don’t miss out on scholarships—submit a Scholarship Statement to be considered for Leadership, Service and Diversity Enhancement scholarships.

    Complete the Scholarship Statement
  3. Pay Your Enrollment Deposit

    Reserve your spot by paying or deferring a $250 enrollment deposit. Afterward, you’ll receive housing and New Student Enrollment information.

    Submit the Enrollment Deposit
  4. File the FAFSA

    Applying for federal financial aid is the best way to help pay for college. The priority deadline to apply is June 1. Contact us if you need help.

    File the FAFSA
  5. Submit Your Housing Contract

    After you pay your enrollment deposit, you’ll be able to complete your housing contract.

    Complete the Housing Contract
  6. Register for New Student Enrollment

    NSE is a required orientation and course registration program that helps prepare you for your transition to college. Register early to get your pick of NSE dates.

    Register for NSE

Check Your Admissions Status

MyRED is an online portal designed to support your enrollment and help you complete the critical business of being a Husker—including completing your application and paying your enrollment deposit. Log into MyRED to check your admission status, review your financial aid, apply for additional scholarships and more.