Applying to Nebraska-Lincoln

Acceptance Rate 79.00%
Yield 31.00%
SAT Score 1,210
ACT Score 24
Applicants 19,102

Applying To Nebraska-Lincoln

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 79% at University of Nebraska-Lincoln where a total of 19,102 students applied and 15,091 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,210 and the average ACT score is 24. It requires one items 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 Rate79.00%
Average Test Scores1,210 SAT / 24 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, the acceptance rate is 79.00% where a total of 19,102 students (8,541 men and 10,561 women) have applied to Nebraska-Lincoln and 15,091 (6,577 men and 8,449 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 2,236 male and 2,366 female students have enrolled into Nebraska-Lincoln and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 31.00%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Nebraska-Lincoln
Acceptance Rate 79.00% 77.01% 80.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 31.00% 34.00% 28.00%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Nebraska-Lincoln, 391 applicants (8% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,014 applicants (87%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,210 and the average ACT score is 24 at Nebraska-Lincoln. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,340 and 25th percentile score is 1,110. 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 Writing560670
SAT Math550670
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math2128
ACT English2127
[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)) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 3 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program) 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