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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a lot to offer students and scholars of all educational levels. Learn more about Nebraska and the application process to see why Nebraska may be a good fit for you.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

wide-angle view of the commons on City CampusUNL hosts over 1,300 international students from over 100 countries. UNL was recognized as one of the top 50 national public research universities and was named the most popular public university in the United States for the second year in a row in 2009. UNL was also one of just 45 colleges and universities given an "A" grade for safety by Reader's Digest magazine.

UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University(very high research activity) and is accredited by NCACS. As a state-funded land-grant university, UNL is a member of the APLU. Read more about UNL.


is the capital city of Nebraska.

A flourishing midsize regional city with 250,000 people, it enjoys the culture and entertainment of a much larger city while retaining the comfort and charm of a smaller Midwestern town.

Nebraska capitol
"Nebraska State Capitol" © Sarah Korf

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covers 200,000 square kilometers near the center of the United States. Nebraska is home to 1.8 million people, more than half of whom live in or near two eastern cities—Lincoln and Omaha. The climate is humid continental; there's hot and stormy weather in the summer, and winters are snowy and cold.

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