University of Nebraska - Lincoln

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The University of Nebraska - Lincoln is one of nineteen member universities in the consortium known as Great Plains IDEA. You can select the University of Nebraska - Lincoln as your home university and take innovative courses from accredited universities across the United States. This gives you access to industry-leading faculty and degrees that one single university could not offer alone.

Participating Programs

Through Great Plains IDEA and AG IDEA, the University of Nebraska - Lincoln offers master's degrees, a bachelor's completion degree, graduate certificates, and shared courses in the human sciences and agriculture. Offered at one affordable common price regardless of program or state of residence, you can further your education while balancing work and life.

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Founded

1869

Main Campus Location:

Lincoln, Nebraska (pop. 291,082)

Accredited By

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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Undergrad Population

20,478

Graduate Population

4,912

Number of Colleges

9

Nickname

Cornhuskers or Huskers

School Colors

Scarlet and Cream

Mascot

Herbie Husker and Lil’ Red

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Traditions

The University of Nebraska - Lincoln is part of the University of Nebraska system and is the intellectual center for the state of Nebraska, providing leadership in education and research. In recent years, Nebraska has been ranked highly for value, graduation rate, and access. Learn more about the history and values of UNL.

When you visit Morrill Hall, the University of Nebraska (UNL) State Museum housing natural history exhibits, rub the foot of Archie, a bronze, 16-foot high sculptured mammoth. Mammoths roamed the UNL campus 10,000 years ago, and mammoth bones have been found 100 yards from Morrill Hall.

Capture the beauty of the UNL campus by taking a photo from the upper balcony of the Nebraska Union.

Pursue a Program at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln through Great Plains IDEA

As a member university of Great Plains IDEA, the University of Nebraska - Lincoln offers high-quality online degrees and certificate programs in human sciences and agriculture. 

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