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UNOMAHA Admission Requirements

Omaha, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into University of Nebraska at Omaha

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Admission Difficulty for University of Nebraska at Omaha
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into UNOMAHA and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UNOMAHA is 82%.  It ranks #13 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Nebraska at Omaha is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,294 out of 8,864 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 18/26). University of Nebraska at Omaha typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UNOMAHA application fee is $45 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Nebraska at Omaha is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

UNOMAHA SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Nebraska at Omaha
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Nebraska at Omaha
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

UNOMAHA ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
96%
ACT Scores for University of Nebraska at Omaha
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Nebraska at Omaha
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNOMAHA?

Admission data indicates that UNOMAHA regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Nebraska at Omaha admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >89%
22 to 26 Avg + 82%-89%
18 to 22 Avg - 73%-82%
14 to 18 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 14 Low <61%
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UNOMAHA GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Nebraska at Omaha?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UNOMAHA. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Nebraska at Omaha was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNOMAHA accepts 82% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Nebraska at Omaha students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 20.6% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.1% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.2% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 12.9% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 10.6% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 15.2% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.1% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.3% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

76% of University of Nebraska at Omaha freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Nebraska at Omaha students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Nebraska at Omaha admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,130 3,734 8,864
Accepted 4,259 3,035 7,294
Acceptance Rate 83% 81% 82%
Enrolled 1,324 899 2,223
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 30% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Nebraska at Omaha is $45.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Nebraska at Omaha and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Nebraska at Omaha Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Nebraska at Omaha
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181394 IPEDS survey data for University of Nebraska at Omaha.

FAQs

Does University of Nebraska at Omaha prefer SAT or ACT?

96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Nebraska at Omaha?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to UNOMAHA. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Nebraska at Omaha?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 26. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.