University of Nebraska at Omaha Overview
Located in Omaha, Nebraska, University of Nebraska at Omaha is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is University of Nebraska at Omaha Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNOMAHA.
- In 2017-2018, 50% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, UNOMAHA bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,200 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.
University of Nebraska at Omaha Rankings
UNOMAHA landed the #450 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UNOMAHA has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNOMAHA.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNOMAHA has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Computer Science Degree|
|#14||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#16||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#24||Best Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||College Factual|
|#54||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#64||Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||College Factual|
Where Is University of Nebraska at Omaha?
Contact details for UNOMAHA are given below.
|Address:||6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-0225|
How Do I Get Into UNOMAHA?
You can apply to UNOMAHA online at: https://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/apply/index.php
Admission Requirements for UNOMAHA
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNOMAHA?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.
Average Test Scores
About 1% of students accepted to UNOMAHA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 425 and 565. Math scores were between 415 and 537.
Can I Afford University of Nebraska at Omaha?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
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 41% of students took out student loans averaging $5,372 a year. That adds up to $21,488 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNOMAHA is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Nebraska at Omaha Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,908 graduate students at the school.
Of the 9,921 full-time undergraduates at UNOMAHA, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Nebraska at Omaha students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||631|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,496|
Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at University of Nebraska at Omaha. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 78 countries are represented at UNOMAHA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Oman.
Online Learning at University of Nebraska at Omaha
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNOMAHA has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UNOMAHA
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Nebraska at Omaha was 4.2%. This is the #1,726 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNOMAHA regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNOMAHA majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||45%|
|English Language & Literature||22%|
|Library & Information Science||64%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||17%|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||46%|
|Political Science & Government||18%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||17%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNOMAHA ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNOMAHA.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Transportation & Materials Moving||#14|
|Geography & Cartography||#33|
|Library & Information Science||#33|
|Political Science & Government||#39|
|Computer Software & Applications||#46|
|English Language & Literature||#90|
|Computer Information Systems||#132|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#166|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#168|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#303|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#318|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#358|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#396|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#396|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Nebraska at Omaha Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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