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Nebraska Tuition & Cost

Lincoln, Nebraska

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Nebraska Resident Sticker Price
$24,936
In State Costs for University of Nebraska Lincoln
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,350
Books and Supplies$1,016
Other Fees$1,892
Room and Board $11,430
Other Expenses Budget$3,248
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$40,732
Out of State Costs for University of Nebraska Lincoln
Fee Cost
Tuition$23,146
Books and Supplies$1,016
Other Fees$1,892
Room and Board $11,430
Other Expenses Budget$3,248

Residents of Nebraska pay an annual total price of $24,936 to attend University of Nebraska Lincoln on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,350 for tuition, $11,430 room and board, $1,016 for books and supplies and $1,892 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,732 which is 63.3% higher than Nebraska residents. The tuition charge is $23,146 while room and board is $11,430, books and supplies are $1,016 and other fees come in at $1,892.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Nebraska Lincoln when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$16,813
Net Price by Income University of Nebraska Lincoln
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,948
$30,001 to $48,000$13,579
$48,001 to $75,000$16,268
$75,001 to $110,000$20,245
$110,000+$21,525

The average reported annual net price for University of Nebraska Lincoln for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,813 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Nebraska Lincoln
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $8,538 72%
Pell Grant $4,207 24%
Federal Student Loan $5,104 47%

The average reported annual net price for University of Nebraska Lincoln for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,813 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Nebraska Lincoln, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $52,432. The loan balance of $52,432 is a four year multiple of the $13,108 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $544 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $52,432
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $544.13
Total Interest Paid $12,863.62
Sum of All Loan Payments $65,295.62

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$99,744
Year Nebraska Residents Non Residents
1 $24,936 $40,732
2 $25,606 $41,826
3 $26,293 $42,949
4 $26,999 $44,102

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Nebraska Lincoln to be $99,744 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Nebraska Lincoln
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nebraska Residents $245 $735 $980
Out of State Residents $771 $2,313 $3,084

Estimated cost for a class at University of Nebraska Lincoln based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Nebraska Lincoln versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Nebraska Lincoln Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181464 IPEDS survey data for University of Nebraska Lincoln.


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