The College of Engineering at University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Jan Hostetler
Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) March 1
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 909
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 306
Overall acceptance rate 33.7% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 472 verbal
699 quantitative
3.63 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 427 verbal
739 quantitative
3.21 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​bse.​unl.​edu/​Grad/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-3905
[email protected]
Architecture http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​durhamschool/​academics/​ArchitecturalEngineering.​shtml
(402) 554-3283
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​specialty-units/​BiomedicalEngineering/​PHD-Biomedical.​shtml
(402) 472-2375
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​chemical-engineering/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-2750
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​civil/​graduate/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-2371
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​ceen.​unomaha.​edu/​graduate/​
(402) 554-2288
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​cse.​unl.​edu/​grad/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-5001
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​electricalengineering/​graduate/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-4095
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​mechanical-materials/​graduate/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-2375
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​specialty-units/​environmental-engineering/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-3431
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​mechanical-materials/​graduate/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-2375
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​academicunits/​mechanicalengineering/​graduate/​index.​shtml
(402) 472-2375
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​engineering.​unl.​edu/​durhamschool/​academics/​Construction.​shtml
(402) 554-3283
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 659
Master’s (full-time) 214
Master’s (part-time) 115
Ph.D. (full-time) 330
Ph.D. (part-time) 0

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 182
Total master’s graduates 142
International master’s graduates 26.1%
Minority master’s graduates 15.5%
Female master’s graduates 22.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 40
International Ph.D. graduates 52.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 17.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.5%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 22 3.3%
Architectural 13 10.3%
Biomedical 33 1.4%
Chemical 12 3.9%
Civil 20 15.6%
Computer engineering 11 4.2%
Computer science 24 15.9%
Electrical 18 11.8%
Engineering science and engineering physics 27 13.8%
Environmental 18 2.1%
Industrial / Manufacturing 11 4.6%
Materials 27 2.6%
Mechanical 27 6.4%
Other 18 3.9%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 162
Part-time faculty 7
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $38,862,220
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 149

Engineering School Ranking

#93 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#10 in Biological / Agricultural
#91 in Chemical
#61 in Civil
#80 in Computer Engineering
#78 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#91 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 25
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Overall acceptance rate 33.7% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 723
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.0:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 40
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $38,862,220
Research expenditures per faculty member $227,264
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 659

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 659

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 544
Minority students 4.6%
International students 58.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 115
Minority students 9.6%
International students 24.3%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Craig Munier
Financial aid phone (402) 472-2030

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $380 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $956 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $380 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $956 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,565 per year
Room and board $8,647
Books and supplies $1,020
Miscellaneous expenses $7,056

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 4
Teaching assistants 79
Research assistants 318
Other appointments 2

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