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University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Location

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln United States

Ranking

# 701-710QS World University Rankings

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40Postgraduate programs

About University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the flagship university for the state of Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and ranked in the top tier of U.S. research universities. Our university, along with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, ranks among the top 100 universities worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect innovative research and discoveries, according to a 2020 report by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The University’s 2021 May graduating class was the largest in school history. In Fall 2021, first-time freshmen who identify as first-generation students (individuals who are the first in their families to attend college) increased 4.7% to 1,173, reflecting Nebraska’s land-grant commitment to providing access to higher education. With a combination of strong academics and affordability, Nebraska was named a Best Value College for 2021 by The Princeton Review. Nearly 25,000 students are enrolled in Nebraska’s nine colleges: Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Hixson-Lied Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law.

About University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the flagship university for the state of Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and ranked in the top tier of U.S. research universities. Our university, along with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, ranks among the top 100 universities worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect innovative research and discoveries, according to a 2020 report by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The University’s 2021 May graduating class was the largest in school history. In Fall 2021, first-time freshmen who identify as first-generation students (individuals who are the first in their families to attend college) increased 4.7% to 1,173, reflecting Nebraska’s land-grant commitment to providing access to higher education. With a combination of strong academics and affordability, Nebraska was named a Best Value College for 2021 by The Princeton Review. Nearly 25,000 students are enrolled in Nebraska’s nine colleges: Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Hixson-Lied Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law.

Available programs

Research and creative activity, teaching, and service takeprecedence in graduate education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As adiverse community of scholars, graduate studies at Nebraska offers an extensivegraduate program catalog connecting distinguished faculty with talentedstudents to create new knowledge, spark innovation, and build a better future.A member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, theuniversity proudly upholds its Carnegie classification as “Doctoral Universities:Highest Research Activity.” World-class research facilities, opportunities, andinstrumentation contribute to collaborative environments that stimulateenterprise and discovery. The Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior offersinterdisciplinary opportunities combining social, biological and behavioralsciences, and engineering while the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging MediaArts provides a space to expand the intersection of film, design, computationaltechnologies, and commerce. At Nebraska, students design and execute theirgraduate experience while working alongside and learning from expert faculty toearn a competitive degree and change the world.

University information

Bachelor

6+
79+
70+
3.65+
1090+

Master

90+
6.5+
3+
550+
22,319
85%
15%
1,652
44%
56%
1,846
88%
12%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

University of Nebraska - Lincoln is one of the top universities in Lincoln, United States. It is ranked #701-710 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #491-500
  • 2015
    #551-600
  • 2016
    #451-460
  • 2017
    #491-500
  • 2018
    #501-550
  • 2019
    #551-560
  • 2020
    #561-570
  • 2021
    #561-570
  • 2022
    #571-580
  • 2023
    #651-700
  • 2024
    #=551
  • 2025
    #701-710

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