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University of Nebraska — Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 7%
Applicants who took ACT: 93%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 29%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 41%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 31%
SAT I Math score 700+: 18%
SAT I Math score 600+: 49%
ACT score 24-29: 45%
ACT score 30-36: 19%
ACT score 24+: 64%
Students applied: 11,865
Students admitted: 8,293
Admission rate: 70%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 33%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 19,979
Full-time enrolled men: 9,887
Full-time enrolled women: 8,773
Part-time enrolled men: 767
Part-time enrolled women: 552
Freshmen retained: 84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,593
Fees (in state): $1,686
Tuition (out of state): $20,760
Fees (out of state): $1,686
Room and board: $10,310
Est. book expense: $1,070
Total cost (in state): $19,659
Total cost (out of state): $33,826
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,562
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$13,260
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,729
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,427
Average debt at graduation: $23,395

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 77%
Average need-based aid: $7,097
Average non-need-based aid: $6,399

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

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