University of Nebraska Omaha

United States

University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) is a higher education provider in Nebraska, US. It is a public research facility that offers more than 200 accredited academic programs. Subject areas include Engineering, Business, Science, Computing and Management. Several courses have earned recognition for excellence.

The university opened in 1908 as a non-sectarian college. Today it provides education courses and resources for over 15,000 students from more than 80 different countries.

What is the University of Nebraska Omaha acceptance rate for International Students?

The University of Nebraska Omaha acceptance rate is 87%.

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Campus Life

UNO has three campuses across Omaha. First, Dodge is the main campus where most faculties are located. At this location, students will also be able to access resources from two libraries and use study areas and IT facilities too.

For leisure activities the Dodge campus has various facilities and spaces dedicated to arts, culture and sport. The Strauss Performing Arts Center, the UNO Art Gallery, and the Black Box Theater all host regular events and shows. Also, students can use the gym and fitness facilities at the The H&K (Health and Kinesiology) department.

City life

UNO has a strong community bond with Omaha. Since 1908, the university has developed relationships with business, education, government, arts, and civic organisations. As a result, there is respect between students and local residents.

Omaha is a busy metropolis,which has around 1.2 million residents. A lively and welcoming community exists and there are also plenty of sites to see and explore. Students can take in some local shopping and food at the Old Market, Midtown Crossing or Aksarben Village.Also, the Holland Performing Arts Center and Film Streams host regular performances and events. There are also plenty of outdoor areas to explore, such as Lauritzen Gardens and Bob Kerrey Bridge.


Due to its strong local connections in Omaha, UNO has excellent post-graduation opportunities for students. Internships, careers and work experience is available at the city's businesses. The university also supports current students with collaboration chances with local organisations. Recently, UNO was ranked the 2nd Best City in the US for Recent Grads by The Daily Beast. It was also 9th in the Top 10 Cities for College Graduates by MSN.


UNO is 299th in National Universities by the US News and World Report.
Information and Technology Management, Public Finance and Budgeting, Nonprofit Management and Criminology are some of the leading graduate programs.
UNO is quite a selective school, with an acceptance rate of 87.2%. It also has high-quality facilities and offers expert teaching in various subjects.
Annually, UNO provides nearly $10 million in scholarships and financial aid to students at undergraduate and graduate levels. Also, international students can apply for scholarships of up to $3,000 per year at undergraduate level and $2,000 per year at graduate level. These options are available for full-time students based on campus for the duration of their course.

The University of Nebraska Omaha is ranked 1203th in the QS World University Rankings.


Approx. 1600

No. of international students


Approx. 21,718 USD per year



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