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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Nebraska — Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)


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University of Nebraska — Lincoln is ranked 75 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 228 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 7%
Applicants who took ACT 93%

SAT Verbal Score

700+12%
600-69929%
600+41%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69931%
600+49%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2945%
24+64%

Students applied11,865
Students admitted8,293
Admission rate70%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate33%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,593
Fees$1,686
Room and board$10,310
Estimated book expense$1,070
Total cost$19,659

Cost after need-based aid$12,562
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,260

Average debt at graduation$23,395

Out of State

Tuition$20,760
Fees$1,686
Room and board$10,310
Estimated book expense$1,070
Total cost$33,826

Cost after need-based aid$26,729
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,427

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met77%
Average need-based aid$7,097
Average non-need-based aid$6,399

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment19,979

Full-Time

Men9,887
Women8,773

Part-Time

Men767
Women552

Freshmen retained84%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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