University of Nebraska Lincoln
United States of America
Established in 1869, the University of Nebraska is a public research university located in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska. It is the state’s oldest university. The university has three campuses: City Campus, Nebraska Innovation Campus and East Campus.
The university comprises of 10 schools: 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 and Law. It offers more than 280 undergraduate, pre- professional programs and graduate programs. The most popular programs at University of Nebraska includes Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences. University of Nebraska utilizes a semester based academic calendar.
The total student population at the university is more than 25,200 of which over 20,100 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 21:1 and the acceptance rate is 75%. Nebraska is a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classified the university as the "Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity". The cost of living in Lincoln is said to be low and it’s said to be the 7th best city for the college students to live. Lincoln also ranks 3rd in the US for quality of life.
Notable Alumni: Mary Elizabeth Pipher (U.S. clinical psychologist and author), Barbara Hendricks (African-American operatic soprano and concert singer)
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