Metropolitan Advantage Program
Reduced tuition rates available for residents of 11 Iowa counties
METROPOLITAN ADVANTAGE PROGRAM IOWA WOODBURY MONONA CRAWFORD HARRISON SHELBY POTTAWATTAMIE MILLS FREMONT NEBRASKA CASS MONTGOMERY PAGE What is the Metropolitan Advantage Program (MAP)? The Metropolitan Advantage Program, or MAP, offers a special reduced tuition rate to residents or high school graduates of 11 Iowa counties. These reduced rates allow students to attend undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and apply for on-campus classes. UNO undergraduate and graduate students participating in the program will pay 150 percent of the resident tuition. Who is eligible? Iowa residents* of Cass, Crawford, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, Shelby and Woodbury counties and/or high school graduates within these counties who meet UNO’s admission requirements. Students who are currently enrolled at either Iowa Western Community College or Western Iowa Tech Community College and transferring to UNO could also be eligible for the MAP tuition rate. These students must either be a current resident of a MAP county or be a full-time (12 semester hours) student.† * International students on a visa are not eligible for MAP rates. How does UNO’s MAP tuition rates compare to attending school in Iowa? UNO’s reduced tuition rate, offered through MAP, is comparable to the Iowa resident rates charged by the University of Iowa, Iowa State and the University of Northern Iowa. With this initiative, UNO competes well on the basis of quality, cost and convenience. For complete information about MAP: www.unomaha.edu/admissions/ undergraduate/residency.php Are scholarships available for Iowa students who excel in school? Yes. In addition to MAP, UNO also offers Iowa undergraduate students (those seeking their first undergraduate degree) in the 11-county area an opportunity to reduce tuition even further through the Maverick Advantage Scholarships. To qualify for the Maverick Advantage Scholarship, MAP students must present a 23 or higher ACT score OR rank in the top 25 percent of their high school classes. Transfer students must present a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale. Visit the UNO campus: www.BEaMAV.com †Full-time student must be a direct transfer to UNO, maintaining continuous enrollment between the two institutions. 2013-14 UNO Tuition Rates Tuition rates Undergraduate Graduate Resident Non-resident MAP $196.75 $598.00 $295.12 $245.25 $665.00 $367.87 Ranked #1 “Overall for Economic Performance During the Last Recession” —Brookings Institute, December 2012 Ranked #7 “Top 10 Best American Cities to Live In” —Top10Stop.com, January 2013 Ranked #2 “The 9 Best Up-and-Coming Cities for Music” —MTV Iggy, February 2013 Ranked #4 “Top 50 Military Friendly Cities®” —G.I. Jobs, June 2013 Ranked #1 “Least Financial Stress” (on households in 77 metropolitan areas) —Credibility.org, May 2013 Ranked #9 “The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs” —Forbes, April 2013 The Omaha metropolitan area provides excellent opportunities for personal growth and enrichment. Omaha is home to numerous performing arts venues, leading technology centers, national sporting events, and exciting urban night life. Affordable housing options are available near campus and in a variety of dynamic neighborhoods. UNO serves as a gateway to a metropolitan environment and is an indispensable part of the Omaha community. Omaha is the home to the headquarters of five Fortune 500 companies: ConAgra Foods, Union Pacific Corporation, Mutual of Omaha, Kiewit Corporation, and Berkshire Hathaway. Omaha is also the home to an additional four Fortune 1000 headquarters: TD Ameritrade, West Corporation, Valmont Industries, and Werner Enterprises. UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 6001 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68182 402.554.2393 www.unomaha.edu/admissions/undergraduate The University of Nebraska at Omaha does not discriminate based on gender, age, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteranâ€™s status, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, political affiliation or sexual orientation.