The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been consistently designated as a best buy, best value, or a most affordable comprehensive national university over the years by publications such as the Princeton Review, Kiplinger's, and the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Nebraska takes great pride in our level of academic quality and student life in combination with our level of affordability. A degree from Nebraska remains a good value!

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The estimated cost of attendance, or COA, is a standardized estimate of the comprehensive cost of being a student at Nebraska for a specific enrollment period. It includes tuition and fees, housing and meals, books and supplies, and allowances for transportation, personal expenses, and loan fees.

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Students who live on campus are significantly more likely to succeed academically, be involved in activities on campus, and feel positive about their college experience when compared to their off-campus peers. University Housing offers safe and secure living options with convenient access to university resources such as the campus library and laboratories.

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Nebraska residents are assessed in-state tuition and nonresidents are assessed at a higher rate. If you are a nonresident of Nebraska, you may qualify for scholarships to offset the cost of nonresident tuition.

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The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid creates and enforces the policies and processes and distributes the financial assistance resources to help you afford college. While our office processes these resources, we do not process the tuition charges, fees, or billing.

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It is important that all students at Nebraska are ready to learn, so basic food and housing needs are important. Growing evidence suggests that food and housing insecurity compromises the well-being of college students all across the country.

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The Husker Payment Plan is a payment option made available by the Bursar's Office. It allows enrolled students to pay their fall and spring charges in monthly payments. Students who would like to be on the plan must enroll each term for which they would like to participate.

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Net Price is the amount that a student pays to attend an institution in a single academic year AFTER subtracting scholarships and grants the student receives. Net Price Calculators help student estimate what their tuition might cost after scholarships and grants.

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