University of Nebraska at Omaha

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,344
2022 Average Net Price
$12,973
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.307%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
85.9%
9,506 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
15,058
73.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
51.8%
776 Graduates

About

University of Nebraska at Omaha is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Nebraska at Omaha were General Studies (399 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (221 degrees), and General Psychology (149 degrees).

In 2022, 3,604 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Nebraska at Omaha. 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,420 degrees), 6.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (397 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $6,344, which is $−23,806 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $6,344, which is $−23,806 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,973.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending University of Nebraska at Omaha received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,344
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha was $6,344. The cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha is $−23,806 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$12,973
2022 Value
1.43%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Nebraska at Omaha had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,973. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Nebraska at Omaha grew by 1.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,414
Room and Board
$1,120
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Nebraska at Omaha was of $10,414 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.14% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at University of Nebraska at Omaha received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5.48% with respect to 2021, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.307%
2019 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Nebraska at Omaha was 0.307%, which represents 9 out of the 2933 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Nebraska at Omaha received 9,506 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.77% annual growth. Out of those 9,506 applicants, 8,162 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.9% acceptance rate.

There were 15,058 students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2022.

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an overall enrollment yield of 28.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8,162
Accepted Out of 9,506

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Nebraska at Omaha was 85.9% (8,162 admissions from 9,506 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 87.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.77%, while admissions grew by 6.06%..

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Enrollment

University of Nebraska at Omaha had a total enrollment of 15,058 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 11,020 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,038. This means that 73.2% 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 62.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.95% Black or African American, 4.54% Asian, 4.29% Two or More Races, 0.299% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% 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 (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (19.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,058 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 11,020 and the part-time enrollment is 4,038. This means that 73.2% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Omaha are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    9,453 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,276 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,047 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Omaha is 62.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.95% Black or African American, 4.54% Asian, 4.29% Two or More Races, 0.299% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 106 students (0.704%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 614 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 (2,420 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (397 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha is General Studies (399 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (221 degrees) and General Psychology (149 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Protective Services (311 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (189 degrees).

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 (1,630,468 people), Secondary school teachers (495,231 people), Education administrators (288,634 people), Social workers, all other (200,967 people), and Special education teachers (193,181 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2022 are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Protective Services (311 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (189 degrees), English (78 degrees), and Education (442 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Protective Services (311 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (189 degrees), English (78 degrees), and Education (442 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2,922,379 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (388,057 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (366,625 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (200,898 people), and Individual & family services (175,929 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Protective Services (311 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (189 degrees), English (78 degrees), and Education (442 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 399 degrees awarded
  2. 221 degrees awarded
  3. 149 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Omaha was General Studies with 399 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,495
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,109
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,495 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is 0.709 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,109).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 155 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 0.635 times less than the 244 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 244 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Omaha in General Studies, which is 1.57 times more than the 155 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% 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, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Nebraska at Omaha is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.32% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,420 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    397 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white (2,420 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (397 degrees).

0.943% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,390 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,030 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    266 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Nebraska at Omaha is white female (1,390 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1030 degrees).

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Operations

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at nearly $106M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.92M (2.76%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Omaha had a total salary expenditure of 312M. University of Nebraska at Omaha employs 158 Associate professors, 152 Assistant professors and 148 Professors. Most academics at University of Nebraska at Omaha are Male Professor (102), Female Associate professor (86), and Female Assistant professor (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha are: Management, with 234 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 169 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 166 employees.

Endowment

$106M
2022 Endowment
10.8%
decline from 2021

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an endowment valued at about $106M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Nebraska at Omaha declined 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $267M 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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Salary Expenditure

$137M
2022 Salaries
5.66%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a median of $137M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($312M) and a 5.66% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$49.5M
Instructional Salaries
615
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Omaha paid a total of $49.5M to 615 employees working as instructors, which represents 36% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
158 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
234 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Associate professor with 158 employees, Assistant professor with 152 employees, and Professor with 148 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha were Management with 234 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 169 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 166 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Omaha was Male Professor with 102 employees, Female Associate professor with 86 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 82 employees.

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

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