Page 1

U N I V E R S I T Y

O F

N E B R A S K A – L I N C O L N

international admissions guide | global.unl.edu V

A

L

U

E

S

U

C

C

E

S

S

S

A

F

E

T

Y

S

C

H

O

L

A

R

S

H

I

P

S


T

H

I

S

I

S

NEBRASKA

Top 50 Public University 24,207 Total Student Body 93% of graduates reported being satisfied with their jobs 25% out-of-state students (from all 50 states and over 110 countries)

48% of new freshmen in 2012-13 received a scholarship (excluding athletic, ROTC and outside scholarships)

19,103 Undergraduate 5,104 Graduate & Professional 2,038 total number of international students at UNL. 11% Multicultural Students 131 countries represented on the UNL campus 28 Average Undergraduate Class Size 25 Average Undergraduate ACT Score 1,269 Full-Time Faculty 20:1 Student to Faculty Ratio 150 Academic Majors

MOST POPULAR In February 2010, U.S. News & World Report named NEBRASKA the most popular public university in the nation (and third most popular among all universities). • Harvard University • Stanford • NEBRASKA • Yale University


Minnesota

Minneapolis

South Dakota

LINCOLN • Population: 250,000. Capital of Neb. • 3rd largest city in Big Ten Conference • Lincoln First in Quality of Life: A 2004 State University of New York study rated Lincoln first in quality of life among the 100 largest U.S. cities • 105 parks (6,000 acres—most in U.S. per capita)

Wyoming

Lincoln

Illinois

Denver

Colorado Kansas

St. Louis

Missouri

Oklahoma

Dallas

• Easy access to Interstate 80 • Free airport pick-up from Lincoln Airport (airport code = LNK)

Chicago

Iowa

Nebraska

• 5 minutes from Lincoln Airport and 55 minutes from Omaha Airport • 80 miles of hiking and biking trails

Wisconsin

Texas Houston


The NEBRASKA Engineering program is strong and growing, especially in the areas of nanotechnology, transportation, structures, computer and electronics engineering, and materials research. UNL offers a Certified Six Sigma Designation for those engineering students who want to get ahead in the business world.

T A K E

A N

ONLINE TOUR

O F

C A M P U S

A T

G O B I G . U N L . E D U

NEBRASKA’s IBM Global Innovation Hub serves as a worldwide hub for IBM Power Systems curricula and course modules development. This enhances the career opportunities of UNL students by providing them with the necessary skills for employment with IBM, IBM’s clients, and other organizations.


Housing uhousing.unl.edu

Student Organizations

• Free transportation from the Lincoln Airport (LNK) • Welcome packages and social events • International residential advisor on-staff

• More than 500 organizations on campus • Some examples include Chinese Student & Scholar Association, Club International, Global Friends of Japan, International Student Organization, Korean Student Association, Nebraska University Malaysian Student Association, Saudi Student Association, Singapore Club at Nebraska • involved.unl.edu

Safety • UNL was one of only 45 colleges and universities given an “A” grade for safety by Reader’s Digest magazine • Dedicated campus law enforcement available 24 hours a day • Text message safety alerts through the UNL E-Alert system

Honors uglobal.unl.edu/honorsprograms • Major research and scholarship opportunities • Students must submit an additional Honors application by April 1 after having been admitted to the University

top 50

Graduate Studies at Nebraska • We offer 40 doctoral degree programs and 71 master’s degree programs of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism, and Law. Learn more about graduate education at Nebraska. unl.edu/graduatestudies

“I needed to be sure that I could go to a place where I am welcome, and I have that at NEBRASKA. Campus is absolutely beautiful…and it’s so close to downtown that you have the best of both worlds.”

PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

-Aakriti Agrawal

( U . S .

Hometown: Pune, India | UNL Business Major

N E W S

&

W O R L D

R E P O R T )


MAJORS College of

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES AGRIBUSINESS AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS  AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION  AGRICULTURAL JOURNALISM  AGRONOMY  ANIMAL SCIENCE  APPLIED CLIMATE SCIENCE APPLIED SCIENCE  BIOCHEMISTRY  ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION SCIENCE  ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES  FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE  FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  FOOD TECHNOLOGY FOR COMPANION ANIMALS  FORENSIC SCIENCE  GRASSLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT  GRAZING LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS  HORTICULTURE  HOSPITALITY, RESTAURANT AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT  INSECT SCIENCE INTEGRATED SCIENCE MECHANIZED SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT  MICROBIOLOGY  NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  PGA GOLF MANAGEMENT  PLANT BIOLOGY  PRE - FORESTRY  PRE - VETERINARY MEDICINE  TURFGRASS AND LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT  VETERINARY SCIENCE  VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY  WATER SCIENCE 

College of

ARCHITECTURE PRE - ARCHITECTURE PRE - INTERIOR DESIGN PRE - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

College of

ARTS AND SCIENCES ACTUARIAL SCIENCE ANTHROPOLOGY  BIOCHEMISTRY  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES  CHEMISTRY  CLASSICAL LANGUAGES  CLASSICS AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES  COMMUNICATION STUDIES  COMPUTER SCIENCE  ECONOMICS  ENGLISH  ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES  ETHNIC STUDIES  EUROPEAN STUDIES  FILM STUDIES  FRENCH  GEOGRAPHY  GEOLOGY  GERMAN 

GLOBAL STUDIES GREAT PLAINS STUDIES HISTORY  LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES  MATHEMATICS  MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES  METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY  MICROBIOLOGY  PHILOSOPHY  PHYSICS  PLANT BIOLOGY  POLITICAL SCIENCE  PRE - HEALTH  PRE - LAW  PSYCHOLOGY  RUSSIAN  SOCIOLOGY  SPANISH  SPEECH LANGUAGE & PATHOLOGY WOMENS AND GENDER STUDIES 

College of

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING ACTUARIAL SCIENCE  AGRIBUSINESS  BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  ECONOMICS  FINANCE  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS  MANAGEMENT  MARKETING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

College of

EDUCATION AND HUMAN SCIENCES ATHLETIC TRAINING CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION  CHILD, YOUTH AND FAMILY STUDIES/JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS  CULINARY SCIENCE (CULINOLOGYTM) DIETETICS  FAMILY SCIENCE  HOSPITALITY, RESTAURANT AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT  MERCHANDISING  NUTRITION, EXERCISE AND HEALTH SCIENCE  NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE  PRE - BIOLOGY PRE - BUSINESS, MARKETING AND IT PRE - CHEMISTRY PRE - EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION PRE - EARTH SCIENCE PRE - EDUCATION PRE - ELEM ED AND MILD/MODERATE DISABILITIES (K-6) PRE - ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION  PRE - ELEMENTARY EDUCATION  PRE - ENGLISH  PRE - FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION  PRE - FRENCH  PRE - GERMAN  PRE - INCLUSIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION  PRE - JOURNALISM AND ENGLISH  PRE - LANGUAGE ARTS  PRE - LATIN  PRE - MATHEMATICS  PRE - MILD/MODERATE DISABILITIES (7-12)

A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE AT NEBRASKA...

3 Nobel Prize-Winning Alumni

UNDECIDED? Our Explore Center can help you choose. Connect with advisers in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center to explore career paths and stay on track for the majors you’re considering. go.unl.edu/explore_center

PRE - NATURAL SCIENCE PRE - PHYSICAL THERAPY  PRE - PHYSICS  PRE - RUSSIAN  PRE - SOCIAL SCIENCE  PRE - SPANISH  PRE - SPEECH AND ENGLISH  PRE - SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY  PRE - THEATRE AND ENGLISH  TEXTILE AND APPAREL DESIGN  TEXTILE SCIENCE  TEXTILES, MERCHANDISING AND FASHION DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS 

College of

ENGINEERING AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CIVIL ENGINEERING COMPUTER ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING OMAHA CAMPUS ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING CIVIL ENGINEERING COMPUTER ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

(Omaha also offers pre-engineering programs, visit go.unl.edu/engineering for more information)

College of

JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS BROADCASTING  JOURNALISM 

College of

PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PRE - CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

EXPLORATORY AND PRE-PROFESSIONAL Advising Center UNDECLARED

Hixson - Lied College of

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM ART  DANCE  MUSIC EDUCATION  MUSIC  THEATRE (DESIGN/TECHNICAL PRODUCTION)  THEATRE (FILM AND NEW MEDIA)  THEATRE (PERFORMANCE)  THEATRE DIRECTING AND MANAGEMENT

12 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Alumni


SUCCESS PATHWAY TO YOUR UNL DEGREE: INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM uGLOBAL.UNL.EDU/IEP The IEP is for students who are conditionally admitted. • Intensive English language study 26+ hours per week • Sessions begin in each academic term • All levels of study

IEP ESTIMATED COST FOR ONE SEMESTER FOR THE 2013-14 ACADEMIC YEAR IEP Fee: Room and Board: Books and Supplies: Miscellaneous: Semester Total:

US$4,987.00 per semester US$5,028.00 per semester US$535.50 per semester US$2,890.50 per semester US$13,441.00 estimated cost

ADVANCED FOR CREDIT INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM uGLOBAL.UNL.EDU/AFCIEP

Want to learn more about NEBRASKA? Visit one of our webinar sessions on applying, enrolling, scholarships, student life and academics. Check out our website for more information and the full listing of dates: GLOBAL.UNL.EDU/PROGRAMS/EVENTS

The AFCIEP is for conditionally admitted students who have an advanced level of English proficiency, below the minimum requirement for full admission. • Three advanced level English courses with one additional class in your area of study for a total of 12 hours of university credit • TOEFL = 61 total with writing subscore of 17 • IELTS = 5.0 total with writing subscore of 4.5

FULL ADMISSION

Students who have met the English proficiency and academic requirements to begin their degree program at UNL. • Fully admitted students can pursue a full degree course load • TOEFL = 70 total with writing subscore of 20 • IELTS = 6.0 total with writing subscore of 5.5

*Conditional Admission: Students who have met academic requirements but who have yet to meet English proficiency requirements. *Full Admission: Students who have met both academic and English proficiency requirements.

22 Rhodes Scholars

29 Goldwater Scholars

14 Truman Scholars

74 Fulbright Scholars


APPLY

“The best part of coming to Nebraska in my opinion is getting to know different people from different countries. You teach others your culture and you learn from them as well.” -SARAH VALENTE | SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

COST - NONRESIDENT UNDERGRADUATE

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEADLINE

Fall: July 15 | Spring: December 1

Tuition and Fees: Room and Board: Books and Supplies: Miscellaneous: Academic Year Total:

US$22,435.00 US$10,056.00 US$1,071.00 US$5,781.00 US$39,343.00

Fees are estimated based on 30 credit hours. Actual course fees may vary. Room and board rates are set for a double room in Selleck Hall with a 7 day meal plan. Does not include College of Business and College of Engineering per credit hour differential tuition rates or the College of Architecture professional fee per credit hour. global.unl.edu

ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT DEADLINES All students need to pay a $250 Enrollment Deposit to confirm their intent to enroll at UNL and to reserve their space in the incoming class. Fall: May 1 | Spring: December 1

APPLY • Completed application with name order and information as it appears on your passport. • A $45 non-refundable application fee paid online at the time of application. • Original secondary school records and transcripts with literal English translation. Copies are not acceptable unless certified by the original school. • Original college or university transcripts with literal English translation if you will be transferring from another institution.

APPLICATION DEADLINES Fall: May 1 | Spring: December 1

SCHOLARSHIPS • Automatic scholarship consideration for all students no essays or additional applications required! • Merit-based scholarships renewable each year for up to four years or 120 credit hours • Global Laureate: US$12,500 • Global Ambassador: US$8,500 • Global Delegate: US$3,000

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS English language proficiency is required for full admission and may be demonstrated by any of the following tests of English proficiency: • • • • •

TOEFL Internet-Based 70 (20 Writing Subscore) TOEFL Paper-Based* 523 composite IELTS 6.0 composite (5.5 Writing Subscore) ACT English Subscore* 20 SAT Critical Reading Subscore* 470

*Students presenting these demonstrations of English proficiency will be required to take the UNL English Placement Exam upon arrival at UNL

A LEVEL • College credit awarded for successful completion of A Level coursework

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE • College credit awarded for successful completion of IB courses • Scholarships worth up to US$12,500 are available for students who have earned an IB diploma

It is the policy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln not to discriminate based upon age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, religion or political affiliation.©2013, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. All rights reserved. 39.130726

2013 UNL International Student Guide  

A guide for international students who are interested in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Advertisement