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University of Nebraska at Omaha

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Omaha, NE

$6,344

Avg in-state tuition

$19,926

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Nebraska at Omaha

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Omaha, Nebraska. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,197, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 71 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,344, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,926.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

87% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

69% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

50% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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15k

Students enrolled

75%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

64%

Hispanic

15%

Black

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

4%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

44% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

41

Total Online Enrollment

11,569

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

73% On-campus

27% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 17% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 34% online

Master's Check Bold 37% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,344 $19,926
Graduate $6,138 $14,760

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,120
On-campus room and board $10,414
On-campus other expenses $3,718
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,414
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,718
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,770

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $21,596 $35,178
Off-campus without family $21,596 $35,178
Off-campus with family $11,234 $24,816

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

60%

Pell Grant

44%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,698
State Grant Aid $2,533
Institution Grant Aid $3,576
Pell Grant Aid $4,676

Financial Outlook

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined
  • Baseball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC