Resources › For Students and Parents University of Nebraska at Omaha Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Nebraska Omaha. Beatmastermatt / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 04, 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha Description: A metropolitan research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha is located in Omaha, Nebraska, and is a member of the University of Nebraska system. The University takes pride in both its graduate and undergraduate programs, and it is home to one of the finest computer science and engineering facilities in the area. Academics are supported by a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio. With the growth of the university's residential population, student life has likewise grown and now includes a radio station and several fraternities and sororities. On the athletic front, UNO is currently transitioning into the NCAA Division I Summit League. The university's men's ice hockey team already competes in the Division I Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Admissions Data (2016): University of Nebraska Omaha Acceptance Rate: 86%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 590SAT Math: 470 / 620SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 26ACT English: 18 / 26ACT Math: 17 / 25ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 15,627 (12,536 undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female79% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $7,204 (in-state); $19,124 (out-of-state)Books: $1,080 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,916Other Expenses: $3,630Total Cost: $20,830 (in-state); $32,750 (out-of-state) University of Nebraska at Omaha Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 59%Loans: 40%Average Amount of AidGrants: $6,412Loans: $5,276 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Psychology, Secondary Education Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%Transfer Out Rate: 32%4-Year Graduation Rate: 16%6-Year Graduation Rate: 45% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, Ice Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, GolfWomen's Sports: Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like the University of Nebraska at Omaha, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Kansas: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMidland University: Profile University of South Dakota: Profile Clarkson College: Profile Chadron State College: Profile Bellevue University: Profile Iowa State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCreighton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWayne State College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKansas State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph University of Nebraska at Omaha Mission Statement: see the complete mission statement at https://nebraska.edu/history-mission/mission-statements.html?redirect=true "The University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of the University of Nebraska, is a comprehensive university sited in Nebraska’s largest metropolitan area. Its distinguished faculty is drawn from the nation’s leading graduate institutions. UNO exists for the purpose of providing appropriate educational opportunities, discovering and disseminating knowledge through research and teaching, and offering public service to the citizens of the State, particularly the residents of the Omaha metropolitan area. Through these traditional, interdependent, and mutually-reinforcing functions, the faculty of the University of Nebraska at Omaha enrich the lives of students; advance the frontiers of knowledge; and contribute to the social, cultural, international and economic development of the community, State, and region."