The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is proud to be named as a Best for Vets College. We have certificates,
undergraduate, and graduate programs with the flexibility, convenience, and affordability to continue your education wherever you're located.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln follows the guiding principles for ethical practices in
college Admissions provided by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
to avoid conflicts of interest and prevent unethical behavior in college admissions/recruitment.
Servicemembers are encouraged to speak with their Educational Services Office (ESO) or counselor
within their Military Service prior to beginning the admissions process and enrolling
at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Many of the credits you may have earned during your service are transferable to the university.
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.
The Military & Veteran Success Center provides students with opportunities that encourage engagement outside the classroom through advising, career decision-making, financial planning, health services and other personal support resources.
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.
Visit the Office of the Registrar for more on specific requirements, guidelines and programs available to you.
ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) is a college program designed to prepare young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. The training and experience will help you prepare for your career either in the military or as a civilian.
Connect with other veterans and military students who can help support you as you work to complete your academic and career goals.
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.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln participates in the Yellow Ribbon program at the maximum amount.
The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) helps Service members and Veterans pursue their
educational goals during and after their service.
The American Council on Education (ACE) supports America's veterans seeking entry into higher education.
The program helps honorably discharged Marines continue their education.
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.
The DOD MOU helps ensure verifiable, quality, affordable academic and training programs for U.S. troops.
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.