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University of Nebraska Video Review

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The University of Nebraska is located in the state capital of Lincoln, Nebraska. The most popular undergraduate majors are business, engineering, education, communications and family studies. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln provides bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs.

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln, commonly referred to as Nebraska, is the largest institution of higher education in the state. Founded as a land-grant university more than 150 years ago, Nebraska today features diverse academic programs and research opportunities. U.S. News & World Report gives the school a national ranking of #91 in its 2008 report of America's Best Colleges. Business and engineering programs at the school are especially highly regarded.

Nebraska's campus covers more than 600 acres in the state capital of Lincoln. While featuring a large student body, the school offers a close-knit environment for study and socializing. Nearly half of students live in university housing, and many take advantage of recreational opportunities offered through some 380 campus organizations.

Nebraska's academic facilities are not to be overlooked and include state-of-the-art laboratories, technology centers, research libraries and arts venues. Many students have intense school pride, as evidenced by strong support for the Cornhuskers, the school's athletic teams competing in the Big 12 Conference.

Nebraska offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through nine schools. Popular majors among Nebraska undergraduates include Business, Engineering, Education, Communications and Family Sciences.

The University of Nebraska has an undergraduate student body of 17,000 at its Lincoln campus. It is one of the 'more selective' schools in the nation with a freshman acceptance rate of 73 percent. Incoming students generally score in the 1040 to 1320 range on the SAT and between 22 and 28 on the ACT.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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