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See which majors are most popular at UNL and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at UNL finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UNL.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The University of Nebraska—Lincoln impacts life with research and attracts students from around the globe. A member of the Big Ten Conference, UNL offers world-class programs of study to match any area of interest and is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a "Research University (very high research activity)." U.S. News ranks UNL among the Top 50 Public National Universities, and The Princeton Review named UNL one of just 75 Best Value public colleges and universities.
UNL is located in a vibrant and safe city of 250,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community (see About Lincoln).
More about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a comprehensive research university with an extraordinary interest in undergraduate learning and teaching excellence. That means you’ll take classes from faculty who create new knowledge. Undergraduates at UNL can participate with faculty in real-world research and creative activities on topics of their choice. And UNL faculty are excellent teachers committed to student success.
Nearly 24,500 students are enrolled in UNL’s nine colleges: Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Hixson-Lied Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law.
UNL offers 190 bachelors degree programs. This includes 42 majors in which a student can earn either a BA or BS, and five supplemental endorsement programs in Education (see list of majors). At the graduate level, UNL offers 71 masters degree programs and 44 doctoral degree programs. In addition, four professional doctoral (AuD, DPH, JD, JSD) and two professional masters (MArch, LLM) degrees, as well as four educational specialist certificates, are also available (see list of programs).
UNL’s City Campus is adjacent to Lincoln’s downtown business district; its East Campus lies two miles northeast of City Campus. UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, from its headquarters on East Campus, extends the University’s services to all Nebraskans through its statewide research and extension programs.