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University of Nebraska — Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 7%
Applicants who took ACT: 94%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 25%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 13%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 38%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 30%
SAT I Math score 700+: 14%
SAT I Math score 600+: 44%
ACT score 24-29: 43%
ACT score 30-36: 19%
ACT score 24+: 62%
Students applied: 9,724
Students admitted: 7,425
Admission rate: 76%
Students per faculty: 22
4-year graduation rate: 33%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 20,182
Full-time enrolled men: 9,905
Full-time enrolled women: 8,912
Part-time enrolled men: 796
Part-time enrolled women: 569
Freshmen retained: 83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,758
Fees (in state): $1,780
Tuition (out of state): $21,278
Fees (out of state): $1,780
Room and board: $10,670
Est. book expense: $1,012
Total cost (in state): $20,220
Total cost (out of state): $34,740
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,895
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$13,734
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,415
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$28,254
Average debt at graduation: $23,307

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 78%
Average need-based aid: $7,325
Average non-need-based aid: $6,486

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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