Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Nebraska — Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)


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University of Nebraska — Lincoln is ranked 81 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 245 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 7%
Applicants who took ACT 94%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+13%
600-69925%
600+38%

SAT Math Score

700+14%
600-69930%
600+44%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2943%
24+62%

Students applied9,724
Students admitted7,425
Admission rate76%

Students per faculty22

4-year graduation rate33%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,758
Fees$1,780
Room and board$10,670
Estimated book expense$1,012
Total cost$20,220

Cost after need-based aid$12,895
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,734

Average debt at graduation$23,307

Out of State

Tuition$21,278
Fees$1,780
Room and board$10,670
Estimated book expense$1,012
Total cost$34,740

Cost after need-based aid$27,415
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,254

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$7,325
Average non-need-based aid$6,486

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment20,182

Full-Time

Men9,905
Women8,912

Part-Time

Men796
Women569

Freshmen retained83%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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