University of Nebraska-Lincoln Graduate Schools

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (referred to as Nebraska-Lincoln) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lincoln, NE. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,575 for Nebraska residents and $18,879 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,990 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,820 including undergraduate students.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Graduate School Overview

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (referred to as Nebraska-Lincoln) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lincoln, NE. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (referred to as Nebraska-Lincoln)
Address14th and R St, Lincoln, NE 68588
Phone402-472-7211
Webhttps://www.unl.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.unl.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.unl.edu/scholfa
The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,575 for Nebraska residents and $18,879 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,990 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,820 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 126 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 14 programs are available online classes.
Nebraska-Lincoln Graduate School 2021 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,879
$7,575 for Nebraska Residents
Student Population4,990
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs126 graduate programs
(14 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,575 for Nebraska residents and $18,879 for out-of-state students for academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $341 for Nebraska residents and $996 for out-of-state students.
Nebraska-Lincoln 2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Nebraska Residents$7,575
Out-of-State$18,879
Tuition per Credit Hour
Nebraska Residents$341
Out-of-State$996
University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Nebraska-Lincoln
Distance Learning (Online Classes)14 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2021 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,575 for Nebraska residents and $18,879 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.36% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nebraska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$7,134$1,676$20,412$1,676
2017-2018$7,518$1,853$22,425$1,853
2018-2019$5,818$1,770$16,654$1,770
2019-2020$5,976$1,599$17,280$1,599
2020-2021$6,138$1,585$17,928$1,585
For academic year 2020-2021, the living costs are $15,560 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,560. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Living Costs at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2016-2017$10,826$3,870$9,774$3,870
2017-2018$11,044$3,970$10,526$3,970
2018-2019$11,430$3,248$11,430$3,246
2019-2020$11,830$3,320$11,830$3,320
2020-2021$12,186$3,374$12,186$3,374
For academic year 2020-2021, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $341 for Nebraska residents and $996 for other students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.75% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nebraska ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$297$850
2017-2018$313$896
2018-2019$323$925
2019-2020$332$960
2020-2021$341$996

Graduate Programs at Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 126 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,346 students have completed their study at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Offered Degrees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7311943
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship442283
Doctor's degree - other60115
Post Master's Degree325
Total126151,346

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 126 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,346 students have completed their studies.
  • 943 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 115 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 53 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agricultural Economics7-
Agricultural Mechanization1-
Animal Sciences18-
Animal Health1-
Food Science7-
Agronomy and Crop Science18-
Horticultural Science1-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 11 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation11-
Architecture [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
0-
Architecture33-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 22 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism22-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences24-
Education [+] (6 completers) 174 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction51$43,800
Educational Leadership and Administration68$40,800
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)15-
Special Education and Teaching (other)22-
Agricultural Teacher Education3$49,000
Mathematics Teacher Education15-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] 117 completers-
Engineering17-
Agricultural Engineering10-
Architectural Engineering26-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering22-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Engineering Mechanics0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering23-
Construction Engineering7-
Industrial Engineering0-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Engineering Technology [+] 3 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 12 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures12-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (6 completers) 79 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies38-
Human Development and Family Studies39$39,200
Apparel and Textiles2-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)1-
English Language And Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (2 completers) 22 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biochemistry0-
Entomology19-
Toxicology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Mathematics13-
Statistics11-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Museology/Museum Studies0-
Nutrition Sciences2-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology4-
Economics2-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 38 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Fine/Studio Arts10-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music23$26,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist36-
Business [+] (2 completers) 192 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management120$85,300
Accounting42$57,400
Actuarial Science9-
Marketing Research1-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)20-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total943
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 34 completers-
Agricultural Economics3-
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management0-
Animal Sciences6-
Food Science8-
Agronomy and Crop Science17-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Education [+] (4 completers) 43 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$77,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)31-
Education (other)7-
Engineering [+] 34 completers-
Engineering11-
Architectural Engineering0-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering2-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering2-
Engineering (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures4-
English Language And Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature18-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences6-
Biochemistry5-
Entomology3-
Toxicology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics16-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry16-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 22 completers$48,200
Psychology11$48,200
Educational Psychology11-
Social Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics3-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music16-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Marketing Research2-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)3-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total283
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Plant Sciences (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 108 completers-
Law95-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence1-
International Law and Legal Studies1-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist7-
Total115
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 5 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)3-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at Nebraska-Lincoln

For academic year 2020-2021, total 4,822 students enrolled into University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate schools where it has total 25,820 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,585 full-time and 2,237 part-time students. By gender, 2,290 male and 2,532 female students are attending University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8222,2902,532
Full-time2,5851,2901,295
Part-tme2,2371,0001,237
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
There are 3,215 White (66.67%), 102 Black/African American (2.12%), 233 Hispanic (4.83%), 125 Asian (2.59%), and 1,147 students with other races. 863 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8222,2902,532
American Indian/Native American1349
Asian1256065
Black/African American1025052
Hispanic233113120
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White3,2151,4251,790
Two More964749
Un-Known17371102
Non-resident Alien863519344
University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,528 graduate students (31.69% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 767 graduate students (15.91% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Number of Students
Total4,822
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,528
Enrolled Some Online Courses767
Not in Online Courses2,527

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