Transfer Students

Move Your Future Forward

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Students who transfer to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can maximize the credits they’ve already earned and continue to move their future forward. At Nebraska, you'll meet people who will challenge you to achieve your biggest goals. We have the support, resources and unique opportunities for you to stretch your strengths and create the future you want.

With guidance from expert faculty and access to state-of-the-art technology, you will build a foundation for your future, regardless of your career path. You will gain real-world experience through hands-on projects, internships and research opportunities as you connect with leaders and potential employers in your field and study what you love.

Transferring Credit to Nebraska

Many students at Nebraska have credits from more than one institution, and we accept postsecondary credits earned at regionally-accredited colleges and universities. We encourage you to explore course equivalents between Nebraska and other institutions.

Military Education and Benefits

Nebraska understands the experiences and academic paths of current and former military members. From in-state tuition rates to an application fee waiver, Nebraska offers benefits and resources to those who have served.

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Tuition and Scholarships

At Nebraska, you can prepare for your dream job at an exceptional value with the lowest tuition in the Big Ten. Additionally, transfer students may be eligible for scholarships based on academic achievements at previous institutions. You can be admitted to Nebraska and receive most academic scholarships with your GPA alone.

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Attend Nebraska Tuition-Free

If you are a Nebraska resident with a family income of $65,000 or less (Adjusted Gross Income) or Pell Grant-eligible, you may qualify to attend Nebraska tuition-free through the Nebraska Promise.

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Find Your Academic Community

Transfer Honors Program

As part of the Transfer University Honors Program, you'll join a community of talented and committed students through Honors classes, research projects, faculty mentorship, internship, study abroad and national scholarships and fellowships for graduate and professional programs.

Transfer Honors Program

Tau Sigma – Lamba Chapter

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society that recognizes and promotes the academic excellence and leadership involvement of transfer students to give back to the campus community and succeed in college and beyond.

Tau Sigma – Lamba Chapter

Get Connected & Get Support

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Chart a Career Path

  • Collaborate with professors and other students to engage in unique hands-on learning opportunities, like internships, research and work-study jobs.
  • Work 1-to-1 with a Career Services Advisor to map out your path to a career you'll love.
  • With Nebraska’s 500+ Registered Student Organizations, join a pre-professional club catered to your personal and professional development interests.
Chart a Career Path

I came to Nebraska’s campus every year through Future Farmers of America (FFA). I knew that for what I wanted to accomplish, Nebraska would make me the most successful.

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College Contacts

Representatives from each college are ready to help you on your path to Nebraska. Get 1-to-1 guidance as you explore your interests and connect to a future career.

We’re Here to Help

If you have questions about studying at Nebraska, navigating the application process or finding resources for success, contact or 402-416-6195.

Move Your Future Forward

We can’t wait for you to join the Husker community—take your next step to Nebraska today.