University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Chartered in 1869, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is a highly-ranked educational institution of international stature. UNL is one of America's Top 50 Public Universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. UNL is ranked near the top third of all national universities both public and private and was 1 of just 45 American colleges and universities given an "A" grade for safety by Reader's Digest

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 150 undergraduate majors and programs, ranging from arts, education, engineering, business, and humanities to traditional sciences like chemistry, biology, and physics, as well as Intensive English Programs. UNL has a very strong graduate program encompassing the sciences, social sciences and humanities, engineering, life sciences and technology related to critical global fields such as food and agriculture, early childhood education and development, water, and the innovation economy. 

UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation within the "Research Universities (very high research activity)" category. UNL is a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the U.S. Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts and figures

Year Established 1869
Total Number of Staff 4784
Number of Academic Staff 1643
Number of Students 25260
Focus Areas

Environment; Climate; Water Sustainability; Systems Resilience; Food Security; Agriculture; Energy & Geology; Geopolitics

Fields of Study Offered Basic/broad, general programmes
Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Teaching and training
Education science
Training for pre-school teachers
Training for teachers at basic levels
Training for teachers with subject specialisation
Training for teachers of vocational subjects
Teacher training and education science (others)
Arts (broad programmes)
Fine arts
Music and performing arts
Audio-visual techniques and media production
Humanities (broad programmes)
Foreign languages
History and archaeology
Philosophy and ethics
Humanities (others)
Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)
Sociology and cultural studies
Political science and civics
Social and behavioural science (others)
Journalism and reporting
Journalism and information (broad programmes)
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Marketing and advertising
Finance, banking, insurance
Accounting and taxation
Management and administration
Business and administration (others)
Law (broad programmes)
Biology and biochemistry
Environmental science
Life science (broad programmes)
Physical science (broad programmes)
Earth science
Physical science (others)
Mathematics and statistics (broad programmes)
Computer science
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Mechanics and metal work
Electricity and energy
Electronics and automation
Chemical and process
Engineering and engineering trades (others)
Food processing
Textiles, clothes, footwear, leather
Manufacturing and processing (other)
Agriculture, forestry and fishery (broad programmes)
Crop and livestock production
Agriculture, forestry and fishery (others)
Veterinary (broad programmes)
Health (broad programmes)
Health (others)
Child care and youth services
Social work and counselling
Social services (broad programmes)
Hotel, restaurant and catering
Travel, tourism and leisure
Environmental protection (broad programmes)
Environmental protection technology
Natural environments and wildlife
Environmental protection (others)
Security services (others)