Why Nebraska

Your Story Matters

Nebraska is home to collaborators. We’re a diverse community of scholars who have come together to create new knowledge, build on each other’s experiences, and forge a better future. You and your story are an important part of that future. Our future. Together we can make a difference.

Choose Your Future

Nebraska offers nearly 150 majors for you to explore. Search by college, major and interest.

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There’s more to college than classes. You’ll learn about the world, about who you want to be, and how to become a better human.

These are stories you won’t read anywhere else. They’re the real stories of what college is like and how it’ll help you grow.


Be A Part of Something Big in Lincoln

Lincoln is home to about 270,000 of the most collaborative, hard-working people you’ll ever meet. Add our thriving economy, young entrepreneurial class, buzzing arts, music, and technology scenes, and you’ll see why people say life here is just…right.

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Study Abroad

See the world with our study abroad opportunities.


Make waves in your field before you graduate with our undergraduate research program.

Housing &
Learning Communities

Most first-year students must live on campus, meaning you’ll be steps away from classes and student life opportunities. See which one of our 17 residence halls fits you best.

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Live, learn, and connect with other students by joining a learning community. It’s an easy way to make friends and take your studies to the next level.

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The value of your International Baccalaureate Diploma: up to 28 credits and a $58,000 scholarship for nonresidents.

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Plan to take or have already taken Advanced Placement tests? Check out what you need to score to earn credit.

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The university also accepts credits earned through the College Level Examination Program. Here are the steps to transferring CLEP credit.

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Honors and High Ability

At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, we know you have the potential to be a world-changer some day and we want to help you get there. We want to help you grow into the very best version of yourself.

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