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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,156 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,480 tuition
$9,122 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$1,504 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,906 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,230 tuition
$9,122 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$1,504 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Colleges like University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

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Average Aid

$5,010 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
83% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,098 avg)
11% get state aid ($1,896 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($5,010 avg)
51% get loans ($5,504 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.06% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.18% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,511 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,098 24%
Pell Grants $3,893 24%
Other Federal Grants $439 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,010 59%
State Grant Aid $1,896 11%
Student Loans $5,504 51%
Federal Loans $5,026 50%
Other Loans $10,302 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $216
Out of State $641


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Kate from Lincoln, NE
  • Apr-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Colleges are pricey but UNL is fairly reasonable and you get a degree that many employers respect.

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  • Brianna from Schuyler, NE
  • Dec-09-2013 I am a current student here

    UNL isn't the most financially friendly college in the world, but a lot is included in your student fees, tuition, and housing.

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