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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Always a place of high ambition, this was one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River to award doctoral degrees—the first was granted in 1896. The University of Nebraska established the world’s first undergraduate psychology laboratory. 

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (9)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (6)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)



The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” category. 


    The Colleges:
  • Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Education and Human Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • Graduate Studies
  • Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Law


  • Scientists and engineers in UNL’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center lead basic research needed to create a new generation of electronic and computing technologies.
  • Solar energy remains tantalizingly out of reach as a widely used power source, but a UNL engineer is making big strides in his quest to harness the sun.
  • UNL biochemist is fight the devastating neuromuscular disease than taking a freezing shower for charity.
  • Reducing High Costs of Harnessing the Wind - As every Nebraskan knows, wind can pack a powerful punch. Wind turbines, which capture all that energy, routinely suffer the wind’s abuses.


Career Services advertises a variety of jobs on and off campus including workstudy jobs. All listings are updated daily. Apply directly to each employer as indicated in the job description.

  • Regular On-campus Jobs
  • Work-Study Jobs
  • Varied Services
  • Office/Technical Services
  • Social/Human Services

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University Ranking

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Student services

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is committed to ensuring equal access to curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students with disabilities.

Providing a range of services, Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) implements reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities and offers students the opportunity to contribute and participate in the diverse campus experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Housing services

The University offers several housing options to undergraduate students, from the rich diversity of our residence halls to the more self-reliant environment of apartment-style living.

Library services

  • The Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons is the academic hub of City Campus.
  • The Architecture Library contains materials dealing with architecture, community and regional planning, interior design, landscape architecture and other directly related fields.
  • C.Y. Thompson Library
  • Technology Library
  • Geology Library
  • Love Library
  • Math. Library
  • Music Library
  • Marvin & Virginia Schmid Law Library

Medical services

Quick University Health Center Information

  • Our staff specializes in treating college students. We offer a comfortable, non-judgmental environment.
Healthcare Services
  • Comprehensive Medical Clinic
  • Women's Health
  • Specialists Dermatology, Orthopedics
  • Eye Exams and Other Optometry Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Allergy Shots

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is Nebraska’s flagship, land-grant and Big Ten university. On our campus, you’ll find facilities and resources to enhance your academic experience and unique opportunities to connect to the wider world. And because it’s Nebraska, you’ll also find friendly people ready to help you succeed.


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.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I’m in the process of applying and the staff has been extremely helpful to me in the process. I’m so glad my university has a working relationship with them so students can take advantage of the best deal.

Good University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The course work is challenging. You are welcomed like a second home.

Lincoln is The Place to Be
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Supportive environment - more accessable professors

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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