UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - Seven peaks education


A. Overview

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.
World Rank:
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln consistently ranks in the top tier of national research universities. In fact, we are ranked near the top third of all national universities, both public and private. In recent years, Nebraska has been ranked highly for value, graduation rate and access.
  • Princeton ReviewBest Value Public University, 2014
  • Kiplinger’sBest Values in Public Colleges, 2016
  • The National Jurist#1 Best Value Law School in the U.S., 2016 and 2015
  • U.S. Dept. of Education College ScorecardLow Costs, High Graduation Rate
  • U.S. News & World ReportA-Plus Schools for B Students

Legend & Legacy

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been home to many legendary figures, including the literary naturalist Loren Eiseley, geneticist George Beadle, artists Aaron Douglas and Weldon Kees, social researcher Alvin Johnson, investor Warren Buffett, comedian Johnny Carson, diva Barbara Hendricks, artist and engineer Harold Edgerton, soldier John J. Pershing, authors Willa Cather and Mari Sandoz, and many others. Today, students are building on this legacy through their research involvement in fields as diverse as sociology, geosciences, virology and agricultural sciences.

Available Courses

- Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
- Architecture
- Arts and Sciences
- Business
- Education and Human Sciences
- Engineering
- Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
- Graduate Studies
- Journalism and Mass Communications
- Law



Financial Requirements

You must submit a bank statement showing sufficient support for the first year of study in order to be issued an I-20.

You will still be evaluated for admission without submitting the bank statement. However, admission letters and I-20s will not be sent until the bank statement requirement has been met.
Statements must include:
  • Students name
  • NU ID number

Scholarship letters can be used in place of bank statements.

Amounts Required By Program
Your bank statement must show a balance of at least the following amounts:

Fully-admitted and conditionally-admitted students in CEAP & IEP
Spring 2017 term: $41,138
Fall 2017 term: $42,096

Intensive English Program Only
Spring 2017 term: $14,654
Fall 2017 term: $14,834

To acquire an I-20 and F-1 student visa to study at UNL
Submit a bank statement showing the amount that is greater than or equal to the requirement for the student's term and status should be submitted. (The amount may be in the local currency.)

In addition, be sure:
  • It includes the name of the account holder in English.
  • Is printed on official bank letterhead.
  • You write your NU ID # on the top of the bank statement.

You may also submit a scholarship letter that indicates support from a government or private scholarship.

This letter must include:
  • Your name.
  • An outline of expenses the scholarship will cover.

$42.096/ year
Tuition & Fees: $23,832
Room & Board: $11,150
Books & Supplies: $1,012
Miscellaneous $6,102
Academic Year Total: $42,096