University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature and consistently earns high rankings for its programs and research. Our alumni include acclaimed author Mari Sandoz, Ted Sorensen, who served as special counsel and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy, and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams to name a few. The university’s total student population numbers more than 25,000. International students representing 108 countries made up 23% of our total graduate enrollment, according our Fall 2013 census. UNL’s online and distance offerings include a variety of courses, certificates, master’s degrees and specializations all available through online study. The same renowned faculties who teach on our campus teach the online courses. No indication is listed on diplomas that courses, certificates, master’s degrees and specializations were earned online.

About

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature and consistently earns high rankings for its programs and research.

Our alumni include acclaimed author Mari Sandoz, Ted Sorensen, who served as special counsel and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy, and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams to name a few.

The university’s total student population numbers more than 25,000. International students representing 108 countries made up 23% of our total graduate enrollment, according our Fall 2013 census.

UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation within the “Research Universities (very high research activity)” category. In Fall 2013, for the 10th straight year, we were among the top 50 public universities listed in the annual evaluation of America’s Best Colleges of U.S. News and World Report. UNL is ranked near the top 1/3 of all U.S. universities both public and private.

Additional rankings include: U.S. News & World Report: Best Online Graduate Business Program, 2014; Princeton Review: Best Value Public University, 2014; Kiplinger's: Best Values in Public Colleges, 2014;Fiske Guide to Colleges: Best Buy Public Colleges, 2013-14;Washington Monthly: Best Bang for the Buck, 2013; and U.S. Dept. Of Education College Scorecard: Low Costs, High Graduation Rate.

Our online and distance offerings include a variety of courses, certificates, master’s degrees and specializations all available through online study. The same renowned faculty who teach on our campus teach the online courses. No indication is listed on diplomas that courses, certificates, master’s degrees and specializations were earned online.

UNL is located in the heart of the United States in Lincoln, Nebraska, a safe and bustling city of 300,000 that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.

Basic and applied research and creative activity represent a major component of UNLs mission, a component that is recognized in Nebraska legislative statutes, and in its status as a land-grant university. The quest for new knowledge is an essential part of a research university; it helps define and attract the type of faculty necessary to provide a university education; it distinguishes the quality of the undergraduate students classroom experience; and it is the necessary component of graduate instruction.

As part of its research mission, UNL is dedicated to the pursuit of an active research agenda producing both direct and indirect benefits to the State. The special importance of agriculture, environment, and natural resources is addressed in its research priorities. In addition, UNL conducts a high level of research and creative activities that address in specific ways the issues and problems that confront Nebraska. Through their research and creative activities, faculty at UNL interact with colleagues around the world and are part of the network of knowledge and information that so influences our society. As a consequence, the University serves as the gateway through which Nebraska participates in and shares the gains from technological and cultural developments.

Research

Basic and applied research and creative activity represent a major component of UNLs mission, a component that is recognized in Nebraska legislative statutes, and in its status as a land-grant university. The quest for new knowledge is an essential part of a research university; it helps define and attract the type of faculty necessary to provide a university education; it distinguishes the quality of the undergraduate students classroom experience; and it is the necessary component of graduate instruction.

As part of its research mission, UNL is dedicated to the pursuit of an active research agenda producing both direct and indirect benefits to the State. The special importance of agriculture, environment, and natural resources is addressed in its research priorities. In addition, UNL conducts a high level of research and creative activities that address in specific ways the issues and problems that confront Nebraska. Through their research and creative activities, faculty at UNL interact with colleagues around the world and are part of the network of knowledge and information that so influences our society. As a consequence, the University serves as the gateway through which Nebraska participates in and shares the gains from technological and cultural developments.

Services

We're committed to helping you achieve your full potential, so we provide a broad range of resources to help you succeed in graduate school.

  • Upon admission, youll be assigned to an academic advisor to help you with anything from course selection or transferring credits to selecting an exam location.
  • We provide a variety of technical services and support including: online course registration, email accounts, instructional technology support for students and self-help resources at our technology help center.
  • Students have full remote access to University Libraries including electronic and print resources, liaison librarian instruction, reference assistance and delivery of materials to your desktop.
  • All admitted University of NebraskaLincoln students are assigned an NU ID number, used for library services.
  • If youre enrolled as a degree seeking student in a UNL program youll have access to the same career services as on-campus students. We can assist you by using phone or Skype consultations.
  • After you graduate, the Nebraska Alumni Association will continue to help with resources and events for job seekers.

Student Life

The University of NebraskaLincoln is located in the heart of the United States in Lincoln, Nebraska, a safe and bustling city of 300,000 that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.

Were also well-known by our mascot name Cornhuskers or Huskers for short. We have thousands of alumni around the world. Even if youre not on our campus, students can find other Huskers for parties and events all around the world! Husker Nation is global.

Accreditation

The University of NebraskaLincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition to university accreditation, many programs maintain their own specialized accreditation.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States