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 a 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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,751 for Nebraska residents and $19,541 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,822 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,108 including undergraduate students.

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 a 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 school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Nebraska-Lincoln Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (Nebraska-Lincoln)
Address1400 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0419
Phone402-472-7211
Webhttps://www.unl.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.unl.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.unl.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,751 for Nebraska residents and $19,541 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,822 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,108 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 331 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 24 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,541
$7,751 for Nebraska Residents
Student Population4,822
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs331 graduate programs
(24 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,751 for Nebraska residents and $19,541 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $341 for Nebraska residents and $996 for out-of-state students.
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 its 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
Distance Learning (Online Classes)24 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

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $7,751 for Nebraska residents and $19,541 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.14% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Nebraska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2021-2022$6,138$1,613$17,928$1,613
The graduate school tuition & fees of Nebraska-Lincoln is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Nebraska. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Nebraska graduate tuition is $14,459 (public) / $13,395 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Nebraska-Lincoln$7,751$19,541
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Nebraska Graduate Schools$11,103$13,794
Public$8,385$14,459
Private$13,395
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,344 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 decreased by -1.39% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,344. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.39% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2021-2022$11,920$3,424$11,920$3,424
For academic year 2021-2022, 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 stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Nebraska ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$313$896
2018-2019$323$925
2019-2020$332$960
2020-2021$341$996
2021-2022$341$996
The law school tuition at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is $15,582 for Nebraska residents and $36,222 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nebraska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$25,166$1,820$25,166$1,820
Law$12,180$3,402$32,820$3,402

Graduate Programs at Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 177 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,451 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 Degree814918
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship490282
Doctor's degree - other50121
Post Bachelor's Degree3819122
Post Master's Degree418
Total177241,451
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Nebraska-Lincoln by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 38 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 159 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 120 completers.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 177 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,451 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 918 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 121 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 122 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 42 completers-
Agricultural Economics5-
Agricultural Mechanization0-
Animal Sciences10-
Animal Health0-
Food Science7-
Agronomy and Crop Science18-
Horticultural Science2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 17 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation17-
Architecture [+] 37 completers-
Architecture28-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning9-
Communication and Journalism [+] 30 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Journalism27-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] 166 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction46$43,800
Educational Leadership and Administration63$40,800
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)28-
Special Education and Teaching (other)14-
Agricultural Teacher Education1$49,000
Mathematics Teacher Education14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 118 completers-
Engineering29-
Agricultural Engineering6-
Architectural Engineering35-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Engineering Mechanics0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Construction Engineering3-
Industrial Engineering0-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Engineering Technology [+] 2 completers-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician0-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 56 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies11-
Human Development and Family Studies38$39,200
Apparel and Textiles7-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 13 completers-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)11-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)2-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Biochemistry2-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology0-
Entomology18-
Toxicology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 23 completers-
Mathematics15-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies0-
Nutrition Sciences1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology0-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Physics10-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology17-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics3-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 29 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Fine/Studio Arts9-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music15$26,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist37-
Business [+] (2 completers) 215 completers-
Business Administration and Management159$85,300
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Accounting31$57,400
Finance9-
Actuarial Science5-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Marketing Research0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)11-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total918
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 41 completers-
Agricultural Economics1-
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management0-
Animal Sciences13-
Food Science13-
Agronomy and Crop Science12-
Horticultural Science0-
Plant Sciences (other)2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-
Communications Technologies [+] 0 completers-
Communications Technology/Technician0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Education [+] 64 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration9$77,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)41-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Education (other)14-
Engineering [+] 51 completers-
Engineering18-
Architectural Engineering1-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering1-
Civil Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering4-
Engineering (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures2-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Biochemistry3-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Entomology3-
Toxicology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics8-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 17 completers$48,200
Psychology7$48,200
Educational Psychology10-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Economics1-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 19 completers-
Music19-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Marketing Research0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)7-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total282
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 113 completers-
Law113-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
International Law and Legal Studies0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist8-
Total121
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (5 completers) 6 completers-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations1-
Ornamental Horticulture0-
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management0-
Food Science and Technology (other)3-
Range Science and Management2-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 22 completers-
Journalism0-
Public Relations/Image Management22-
Education [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Community College Education2-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement0-
Special Education and Teaching10-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education2-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
German Language Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] (3 completers) 1 completers-
Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Construction Engineering0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Family Resource Management Studies1-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies0-
Apparel and Textiles1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 5 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)3-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Educational Psychology5-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Youth Services/Administration2-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Physical and Biological Anthropology1-
Anthropology (other)0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
1-
Business [+] 58 completers-
Business Administration and Management38-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management10-
Financial Planning and Services1-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration8-
Management Science1-
Marketing Research0-
Total122
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)7-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)0-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at Nebraska-Lincoln

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,822 students enrolled into University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate schools where it has total 25,108 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,585 full-time and 2,237 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,290 male and 2,532 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8222,2902,532
Full-time2,5851,2901,295
Part-tme2,2371,0001,237
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
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
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. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,822
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,528
Enrolled Some Online Courses767
Not in Online Courses2,527
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 1,259 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.11% of total students), 204 students are aged above 50 (4.23%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8222,2902,532
Age 20-2129722
Age 22-241,230488742
Age 25-291,584780804
Age 30-34878495383
Age 35-39473252221
Age 40-49424192232
Age 50-6418265117
Over 64221111

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Indiana University-Bloomington (IU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bloomington, IN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,329 for Indiana residents and $33,352 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,078 and it offers total 354 graduate programs(17 online programs).
University of Iowa (UI) is a Public, 4 years school located in Iowa City, IA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,065 for Iowa residents and $31,012 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,014 and it offers total 418 graduate programs(15 online programs).
Northwestern University (Northwestern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Evanston, IL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $56,567 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,044 and it offers total 422 graduate programs(13 online programs).
University of Maryland-College Park (UMD) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Park, MD. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,995 for Maryland residents and $35,755 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,834 and it offers total 459 graduate programs(10 online programs).
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (UM-Ann Arbor) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ann Arbor, MI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $25,230 for Michigan residents and $50,464 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,578 and it offers total 469 graduate programs(2 online programs).
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (Penn State) is a Public, 4 years school located in University Park, PA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $22,994 for Pennsylvania residents and $38,728 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,447.
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Wisconsin-Madison) is a Public, 4 years school located in Madison, WI. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,175 for Wisconsin residents and $25,501 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 11,952 and it offers total 515 graduate programs(5 online programs).
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