Admissions Information

The application fee is $45 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.unl.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.unl.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 81.07% and the yield is 32.86%. 8,053 men and 9,722 women applied to U of Nebraska-Lincoln and 6,530 men and 7,881 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,217 men and 2,519 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants17,7758,0539,722
Admitted14,4116,5307,881
Enrolled4,7362,2172,519
Acceptance Rate 81.07%81.09%81.06%
Yield 32.86%33.95%31.96%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 399 students (8% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,010 students (85%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and the 25th percentile is 550. The SAT Math score is 660 (75th) and 540 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550660
SAT Math540660
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math2127
ACT English2128
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,256, ACT: 77 - public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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U of Nebraska-Lincoln Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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