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Study at University of Nebraska At Omaha

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is the Omaha campus of the University of Nebraska system. It was originally founded in 1908 as Omaha University. It was rechristened University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1968, following a merger with the University of Nebraska. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through several academic divisions.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha has an athletics department that fields men's and women's teams in more than ten different sports. The sports teams are nicknamed the Mavericks. They compete in the NCAA Division II Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. Some of the notable alumni of the University are James R. Young, Chairman and President of Union Pacific Railroad; Penny Sackett, astronomer and chief scientist of Australia; and Harold Dow, CBS News correspondent and investigative reporter.

Profile of University of Nebraska At Omaha

University of Nebraska At Omaha is in a large city, in Omaha, NE. The school is classified as a public college. Students at University of Nebraska At Omaha earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include security and law enforcement.

University of Nebraska At Omaha Selectivity

University of Nebraska At Omaha does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 405 to 560 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 385 and 525.


Some professors at University of Nebraska At Omaha are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

University of Nebraska At Omaha, in 2007, had 14, 156 students (11, 200 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Athletic teams at the school belong to the North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

University of Nebraska At Omaha Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management560business management, MIS, marketing, accounting, finance, business, managerial economics, small business management, . . .
Education and Teaching515elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, school Counselling, educational administration, special ed, music teaching, education of speech impaired, ESL instruction, . . .
Liberal Arts346political science, English, history, general studies, international studies, sociology, speech and rhetoric, Spanish language, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement183criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work133social work, public administration
Science131biology, biotechnology, chemistry, physics, bioinformatics, geology, natural sciences, physics courses
Media109journalism, communication studies, broadcast journalism
Therapy and Counselling104psychology, community health services, school psychology, organizational psychology
Computer Science and Engineering77computer science, information technology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy69health and physical education, exercise science, parks and recreation studies
Fine Arts56fine arts, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts18drama
Transportation17aviation operations, aviation tech
Religion and Philosophy17religion, philosophy
Music16music performance, voice, violin, guitar, and strings, piano, music theory and composition, music
Real Estate and Construction Management13real estate
Medicine11gerontology, public health, pre-med
Art Studies7art studies
Conservation and Resource Management7environmental studies
Medical administration3health care administration

Contact: University of Nebraska At Omaha

University of Nebraska At Omaha

6001 Dodge St

Omaha, NE 68182-0225

General Phone: (402) 554-2800


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