University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0225

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 15,627
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,060 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

86%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Nebraska at Omaha is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,549 applications and 4,799 students were granted admission. University of Nebraska at Omaha is at the #84 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 2% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT930 to 1210
ACT19 to 26

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Nebraska at Omaha charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,516 and in-state students paid $5,596.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$11,223
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$5,596
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$17,516
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of University of Nebraska at Omaha's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,296 (which is 3.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2016-2017, was 777, which is 40% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,966 (which is 6.3% below the national average.)

$4,296
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,966
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
85%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Nebraska at Omaha has enrolled a total of 15,627 students (10,935 students full-time and 4,692 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,627 students, 1,280 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 12,536 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,091 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,091 students for distance studies.

15,627
Total Enrollment
1,280
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Hispanic: 11%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 21% 452 120
Education 12% 269 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 12% 266 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 8% 184 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 174
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 138 0
Social Sciences 4% 98 78
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 53 0
Psychology 2% 52
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 39 23

Graduation & Dropout Rates

45%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Nebraska at Omaha full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
15%
Dropout rate
32%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$34,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Nebraska at Omaha graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,400. Last year, out of the total 2,879 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,706 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,404 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,098 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,400 $42,300
Employment Rate 94% 91%
Total Graduates 2,879 3,404

Campus Location

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