University of Nebraska--Omaha

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6001 Dodge Street

Omaha, NE 68182

Phone: (402) 554-2800
2012-2013 Tuition
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Aug. 1
application deadline

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University of Nebraska--Omaha is a public institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,136, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 503 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Nebraska--Omaha's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,510 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,520 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is reaching new heights. Recently classified as a Doctoral Research University by the Carnegie Foundation, UNO is a first choice public metropolitan institution serving 15,000 students in the heart of Nebraska's largest city. UNO offers more than 200 nationally ranked and accredited academic, research, and service programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral level. UNO recently completed over $200 million facility improvements with a new college of business, re-envisioned campus recreation center, apartment style student housing, and library. UNO athletics is a member of the Summit League (2012) and is home to one of the nation's top ranked division 1 hockey programs. UNO is a student-centered campus with a range of opportunities for intellectual and personal growth. We offer over 100 student organizations, quality learning communities, service learning opportunities, faculty mentoring, study abroad programs, and community partnerships. The UNO experience is also embedded in one of America's finest cities. Recently ranked by Kiplinger as the #1 value city in the country, Omaha is home to five fortune 500 companies and a thriving arts community.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1908
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $4,203,111


When applying to University of Nebraska--Omaha, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Nebraska--Omaha is $45. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 80 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 80.0%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Nebraska--Omaha is 17:1, and the school has 32.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.5 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio 17:1
4-year graduation rate 14%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

University of Nebraska--Omaha has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,136, with a gender distribution of 48.2 percent male students and 51.8 percent female students. At this school, 11 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 89 percent of students live off campus. University of Nebraska--Omaha is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 14,786
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
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Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

University of Nebraska--Omaha offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Nebraska--Omaha also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Nebraska--Omaha, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Nebraska--Omaha.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At University of Nebraska--Omaha, 56.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,266.

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In-state tuition and fees $6,510 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $16,520 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,465 (2012-13)
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