Scores last updated on January 27, 2023
4-year Graduation Rate
Average Undergraduate Students Aid
In-State Tuition and Fees
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees
Public, 4-year or above
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)Nebraska’s first and oldest university, the flagship University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a major public research university known for agriculture, engineering, and digital humanities. The state of Nebraska was only two years old when UN was founded, in 1869, under a federal land-grant, establishing its mission in agriculture and mechanical arts. An innovator from the beginning, the University of Nebraska revolutionized agriculture in America’s Heartland and set the stage for modern ecology with the Nebraska Method. Today, UNL is recognized by publications like U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review as one of the leading public research universities in the nation, at the highest Carnegie Classification level, and is central to cultural and educational life in the Midwest.