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, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 78.23% and the yield is 36.27%. 7,773 men and 9,056 women applied to University of Nebraska-Lincoln and 6,093 men and 7,072 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,364 men and 2,411 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants16,8297,7739,056
Admitted13,1656,0937,072
Enrolled4,7752,3642,411
Acceptance Rate 78.23%78.39%78.09%
Yield 36.27%38.80%34.09%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 591 students (12% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,393 students (92%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and the 25th percentile is 560. The SAT Math score is 690 (75th) and 560 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560670
SAT Math560690
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math2128
ACT English2127
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. 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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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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