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University of Nebraska at Omaha Data & Information Overview

422 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
87% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is University of Nebraska at Omaha Ranked?

#468 Best Colleges in Nation
#5 Best Colleges in NE
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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University of Nebraska at Omaha was awarded 422 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement & firefighting.

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Overall Quality

UNOMAHA is ranked #468 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UNOMAHA held the #545 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, UNOMAHA is ranked at #5.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNOMAHA?

87% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 87%, University of Nebraska at Omaha is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

UNOMAHA received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Nebraska at Omaha  ( 18 to 25 )

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University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
51% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, University of Nebraska at Omaha is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 51%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Nebraska at Omaha

69% Freshmen Retention
24% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 24% for first-time, full-time students at UNOMAHA, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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University of Nebraska at Omaha Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,362 Full-Time Undergraduates
33.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
56.8% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,768 undergraduates at UNOMAHA with 10,362 being full-time and 2,406 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Nebraska at Omaha Cost?

$13,914 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
$21,344 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UNOMAHA is $13,914. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UNOMAHA

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,578 $11,294 $13,574 $17,624 $18,468

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UNOMAHA, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNOMAHA, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,336 a year. That adds up to $21,344 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNOMAHA is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UNOMAHA Graduates Make?

$50,131 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UNOMAHA make about $50,131 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future UNOMAHA graduates since it is 18% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of University of Nebraska at Omaha

Nebraska State
10,362 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
University of Nebraska at Omaha is a public institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for UNOMAHA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-0225
Phone: 402-554-2800

University of Nebraska at Omaha Majors

64 Majors With Completions
2,245 Undergraduate Degrees
896 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 64 majors graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha. Of these students, 2,245 received undergraduate degrees and 896 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 241 $38,835
Teacher Education Grade Specific 173 $38,791
General Psychology 135 $31,127
Business Administration & Management 124 $43,879
General Biology 122 $29,450
Finance & Financial Management 108 NA
Marketing 84 NA
Computer Science 81 $66,650
Fine & Studio Arts 71 $31,322
Accounting 64 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Nebraska at Omaha along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UNOMAHA

75% Take At Least One Class Online
22% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 11,569 students took at least one online class at University of Nebraska at Omaha. This is a decrease from the 12,803 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 11,569 3,378
2019-2020 12,803 3,251
2018-2019 7,996 1,434
2017-2018 7,538 1,314
2016-2017 8,135 1,181

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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