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Overall Score: 66.79

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE http://www.unl.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$27,000
% of students who get any grants
73%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$18,300
Average price for low-income students
$11,670

Admissions

Acceptance rate
78%
Median SAT/ACT score
1240/25
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
20,250

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
86%
% of need met
71%
% of students who get merit grants
11%
Average merit grant
$8,440

Student Success

Graduation rate
64%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Median student debt
$21,362
Early career earnings
$52,360
% earning more than a high school grad
74%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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