University of Nebraska at Omaha

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,954

6.4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,727

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

86.5%

9,158 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

15,731

69% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

45.2%

672 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 (343 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (212 degrees), and General Psychology (109 degrees).

In 2017, 3,402 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Nebraska at Omaha. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,385 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (231 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $5,954, which is $-20,546 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $5,954, which is $-20,546 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,727.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,954

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha was $5,954. The cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $-20,546 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$11,727

2017 Value

4.49%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,727. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Nebraska at Omaha grew by 4.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,782

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Nebraska at Omaha was of $8,782 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board increased by 2.97% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.85% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at University of Nebraska at Omaha received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.33% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Admissions

University of Nebraska at Omaha received 9,158 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 65% annual growth. Out of those 9,158 applicants, 7,924 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.5% acceptance rate.

There were 15,731 students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2017, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an overall enrollment yield of 26.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

7,924

Accepted Out of 9,158

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Nebraska at Omaha was 86.5% (7,924 admissions from 9,158 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 86.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 65%, while admissions grew by 65.1%.

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SAT Scores

1%

Submission Percentage

6

Scores Submitted

1% of enrolled first-time students at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Nebraska at Omaha has a total enrollment of 15,731 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 10,850 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,881. This means that 69% 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 67.8% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Black or African American, 4.14% Two or More Races, 3.63% Asian, 0.235% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34%), followed by White Male (31.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,731 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 10,850 and the part-time enrollment is 4,881. This means that 69% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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

    10,665

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,730

  3. Black or African American

    913

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 67.8% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Black or African American, 4.14% Two or More Races, 3.63% Asian, 0.235% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 248 students (1.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 378 more women than men received degrees from University of Nebraska at Omaha. The majority of degree recipients at University of Nebraska at Omaha are white (2,385 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (231 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha is General Studies (343 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (212 degrees) and General Psychology (109 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (416 degrees awarded), Library Science (10 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 Software developers (425,594 people), Other managers (193,257 people), Social workers, all other (189,007 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (181,663 people), and Computer occupations, all other (133,765 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (416 degrees awarded), Library Science (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Protective Services (252 degrees), and English (95 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 Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (416 degrees awarded), Library Science (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Protective Services (252 degrees), and English (95 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 Computer Systems Design (518,050 people), Elementary & secondary schools (388,531 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (347,562 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (243,382 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (159,980 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (416 degrees awarded), Library Science (10 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Protective Services (252 degrees), and English (95 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. 343 degrees awarded

  2. 212 degrees awarded

  3. 109 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha was General Studies with 343 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,512

  2. 1,890

In 2017, 1,512 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,890).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 157 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 0.844 times less than the 186 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to women at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 1.18 times more than the 157 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% 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, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Nebraska at Omaha is Female and Asian (63.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.893% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,385 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    231 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    153 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white (2,385 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (231 degrees).

2.09% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,372 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,013 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    139 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white female (1,372 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,013 degrees).

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Operations

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at nearly $83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.86M (2.24%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha had a total expenditure of $265M. Of that $265M, they spent $121M on salaries and $265M on benefits.

University of Nebraska at Omaha employs 154 Associate professors, 136 Professors, and 128 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Male Professors (90), Male Associate professors(80), and Female Associate professors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha are: Management, with 210 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 196 employees, and Service with 144 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$83M

2017 Endowment

13.1%

growth from 2016

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at about $83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Nebraska at Omaha grew 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $204M 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. $9.87M - Federal

  2. $5.6M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha received $9.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.6M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$121M

Salary Expenditure

$265M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha had a total expenditure of $265M. Of that $265M, they spent $121M on salaries and $265M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Nebraska at Omaha as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$121M

2017 Salaries

4.8%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a median of $121M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($265M) and a 4.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.631% decline from 2015 and a 8.51% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.5M

Instructional Salaries

534

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a total of $40.5M to 534 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

154 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

210 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Associate professor with 154 employees; Professor with 136 employees; and Professor with 128 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Management with 210 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 196 employees; and Service with 144 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha was Male Professor with 90 employees, Male Associate professor with 80 employees, and Female Associate professor with 74 employees.

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

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