Applying to Nebraska-Lincoln

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 81.07%
Yield 32.86%
SAT Score 1,205
ACT Score 25
Applicants 17,775

Applying To Nebraska-Lincoln

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 81.07% at University of Nebraska-Lincoln where a total of 17,775 students applied and 14,411 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,205 and the average ACT score is 25. It requires one items and recommends 4 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Nebraska-Lincoln.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.unl.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.unl.edu/apply/
Acceptance Rate81.07%
Average Test Scores1,205 SAT / 25 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 81.07% where a total of 17,775 students (8,053 men and 9,722 women) have applied to Nebraska-Lincoln and 14,411 (6,530 men and 7,881 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 2,217 male and 2,519 female students have enrolled into Nebraska-Lincoln and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 32.86%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Nebraska-Lincoln
Acceptance Rate 81.07% 81.09% 81.06%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 32.86% 33.95% 31.96%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Nebraska-Lincoln, 399 applicants (8% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,010 applicants (85%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,205 and the average ACT score is 25 at Nebraska-Lincoln. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,320 and 25th percentile score is 1,090. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 83 and the 25th percentile score is 64. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Nebraska-Lincoln.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Nebraska-Lincoln
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550660
SAT Math540660
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math2127
ACT English2128
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Nebraska-Lincoln requires 1 item(s) (High School Record (or Transcript)) and recommends 4 articles (High School GPA, High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Nebraska-Lincoln
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is Semester. University of Nebraska-Lincoln accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of Nebraska-Lincoln accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training