The University of Nebraska-Lincoln was founded in 1869 in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nebraska is a 622-acre land-grant university, the third largest public university in Nebraska and one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River to award doctoral degrees. Today, the university is classified by Carnegie as a “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” for their a solid mission for teaching and for research in the arts and sciences.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 150 majors for 20,182 undergraduate students. All freshmen must live on the school’s campus in downtown Lincoln. Inside the classroom, the student-faculty ratio is 22-to-1. Nearly 36% the classes have less than 20 students. Outside the classroom, students have access to over 400 student organizations including Greek life organizations. Students look forward to cheering on their teams in the NCAA Division I conference. Top majors include:
- Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Nebraska, in addition to being the state’s comprehensive research university, is a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Their most notable alumni include: investor and philanthropist, Warren Buffett, and television talk show host, Johnny Carson.