University of Nebraska at Omaha

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,344
1.93% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,314
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
82.3%
8,864 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
15,892
71.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50%
669 Graduates

About

University of Nebraska at Omaha is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Nebraska at Omaha were General Studies (318 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (192 degrees), and General Psychology (122 degrees).

In 2020, 3,439 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Nebraska at Omaha. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,375 degrees), 6.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (350 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $6,344, which is $−22,285 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $6,344, which is $−22,285 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,314.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending University of Nebraska at Omaha received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,344
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha was $6,344. The cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $−22,285 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$13,314
2020 Value
3.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Nebraska at Omaha had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,314. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Nebraska at Omaha grew by 3.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,920
Room and Board
$1,162
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Nebraska at Omaha was of $9,920 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,162. The cost of room and board increased by 2.95% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.93% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Nebraska at Omaha received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.69% with respect to 2019, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of Nebraska at Omaha received 8,864 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.49% annual growth. Out of those 8,864 applicants, 7,294 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.3% acceptance rate.

There were 15,892 students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an overall enrollment yield of 30.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,294
Accepted Out of 8,864

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Nebraska at Omaha was 82.3% (7,294 admissions from 8,864 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 83.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 3.49%, while admissions grew by 2.04%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Nebraska at Omaha has a total enrollment of 15,892 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 11,372 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,520. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Omaha, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.4% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.53% Black or African American, 4.42% Two or More Races, 4.09% Asian, 0.233% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,892 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 11,372 and the part-time enrollment is 4,520. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Nebraska at Omaha was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Nebraska at Omaha had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    10,241
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,236
  3. Black or African American
    1,038

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 64.4% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.53% Black or African American, 4.42% Two or More Races, 4.09% Asian, 0.233% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 168 students (1.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 465 more women than men received degrees from University of Nebraska at Omaha. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white (2,375 degrees awarded). There were 6.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (350 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha is General Studies (318 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (192 degrees) and General Psychology (122 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Nebraska at Omaha, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (218 degrees awarded), Protective Services (267 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (376 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,693,794 people), Software developers (443,525 people), Secondary school teachers (367,938 people), Education administrators (254,404 people), and Other managers (206,704 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Public Administration and Social Service (218 degrees awarded), Protective Services (267 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (376 degrees), Library Science (9 degrees), and Education (464 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Public Administration and Social Service (218 degrees awarded), Protective Services (267 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (376 degrees), Library Science (9 degrees), and Education (464 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Elementary & secondary schools (2,748,870 people), Computer Systems Design (528,260 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (369,596 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (297,580 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (207,848 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Public Administration and Social Service (218 degrees awarded), Protective Services (267 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (376 degrees), Library Science (9 degrees), and Education (464 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Most Common
  1. 318 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 192 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 122 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha was General Studies with 318 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,487
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,952
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,487 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is 0.762 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,952).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 145 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 0.838 times less than the 173 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 173 degrees were awarded to women at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 1.19 times more than the 145 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 21% of students graduating from University of Nebraska at Omaha completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Nebraska at Omaha is Female and Asian (57.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.49% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,375 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    350 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white (2,375 degrees awarded). There were 6.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (350 degrees).

1.54% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,328 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,047 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    213 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white female (1,328 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,047 degrees).

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Operations

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at nearly $86.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.67M (3.09%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Nebraska at Omaha had a total salary expenditure of $297M. University of Nebraska at Omaha employs 146 Associate professors, 135 Assistant professors, and 121 Professors. Most academics at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Male Professors (81), Female Associate professors(77), and Female Assistant professors (71).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha are: Management, with 195 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 192 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 145 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$86.3M
2020 Endowment
4.52%
growth from 2019

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at about $86.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Nebraska at Omaha grew 4.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $216M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $16.1M - Federal
  2. $4.77M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Nebraska at Omaha received $16.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.77M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$127M
2020 Salaries
5.58%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($297M) and a 5.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0997% growth from 2018 and a 0.559% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$41M
Instructional Salaries
540
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a total of $41M to 540 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
195 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Associate professor with 146 employees; Assistant professor with 135 employees; and Assistant professor with 121 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Management with 195 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 192 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 145 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha was Male Professor with 81 employees, Female Associate professor with 77 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 71 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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