University of Nebraska Omaha

6001 Dodge St, Omaha, United States
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Overview of University of Nebraska Omaha

About this school

University of Nebraska - Omaha, founded in 1908, is a comprehensive, public institution. Its 88-acre campus is located in a residential area of Omaha.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:12,335
    • Men:5,960 (48.3%)
    • Women:6,375 (51.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Nebraska - Omaha is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6001 Dodge Street
City, State, Zip
Omaha, NE  68182
Phone
(402) 554-2393
Fax
(402) 554-3472
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 4,955 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 2,789 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 2,166 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,993 (85%) of 3,507 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,524 (77%) of 1,990 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,469 (97%) of 1,517 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,630|Out-of-state: $20,320
  • Room & Board: - $9,406 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Nebraska - Omaha accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002554
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,604 (80.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,281 (79.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,258 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
376 (29.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$9,306
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 758 (60.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,517
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 566 (45.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,118
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 111 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
121 (6.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,698

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,657 (67.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,694 (85.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,371 (94.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,493 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$9,464
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,478 (64.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,017
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,105 (57.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,929
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 655 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
502 (5.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,722

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,728
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


520

Part-Time Faculty


524

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 27% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
2450
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Nebraska - Omaha provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


14.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (83)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International/Global Studies
  • Investments and Securities
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Library and Information Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, Other
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (54)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Database Systems
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • National Security
  • Organizational Management
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Project Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Communication
  • Urban Education
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


421,570

Nearest Metropolitan Area


503 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
10.9 average low in January, 83.7 average high in September
Rain
100 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Omaha
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Omaha
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Omaha

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


11% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


86%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mavericks
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, riflery, rugby, soccer, softball, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Nebraska - Omaha offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student programming board-maverick productions, student government, greek life, emerging leaders, prssa - public relations student society of america

Sororities


2% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,511

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
12,335
Women
6,375
Men
5,960

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.8% Asian
  • 6.7% Black/African-American
  • 9.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 74.7% White
  • 3.2% Unknown

International Students


3.4% from 62 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


2,892

Student Resources

Study resources