University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Chartered in 1869, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is a highly-ranked educational institution of international stature. UNL is one of America's Top 50 Public Universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. UNL is ranked near the top third of all national universities both public and private and was 1 of just 45 American colleges and universities given an "A" grade for safety by Reader's Digest

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers 150 undergraduate majors and programs, ranging from arts, education, engineering, business, and humanities to traditional sciences like chemistry, biology, and physics, as well as Intensive English Programs. UNL has a very strong graduate program encompassing the sciences, social sciences and humanities, engineering, life sciences and technology related to critical global fields such as food and agriculture, early childhood education and development, water, and the innovation economy. 

UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation within the "Research Universities (very high research activity)" category. UNL is a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the U.S. Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts and figures

Year Established 1869
Total Number of Staff 4784
Number of Academic Staff 1643
Number of Students 25260
Focus Areas

Environment; Climate; Water Sustainability; Systems Resilience; Food Security; Agriculture; Energy & Geology; Geopolitics