Graduate Application for Admission

The new 2020 application is now open!
  • To apply for 2019: Use the form below.
  • To apply for 2020: Use our new 2020 application.

Before you begin this form, read the Steps to Admission.

  • Intercampus applicants (at other Nebraska campuses), use the Application for Intercampus Enrollment instead.
  • Items marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
  • Type carefully; errors may delay your application.
  • Use correct capitalization. Example: If your name is Jennifer, do not type "JENNIFER" or "jennifer".


4-Year Undergraduate Degree Completed

*At the time when you intend to begin graduate-level study at Nebraska, will you have completed a 4-year undergraduate degree?



ID Number
Which type of ID number do you have?


*Date of Birth
Ethnic Background
Racial Background


*Status in the United States
If you are not a citizen of the United States

Contact Information

Mailing Address


Nebraska Residence

Nebraska Residence

*Are you a resident of the state of Nebraska?

If you graduated from a Nebraska high school

Use the comment box at the bottom of this form to tell us the name of your school and the year of your graduation.

If you are a Nebraska resident
Most Recent Employment

Admission Objective

Start Term
Course Delivery

Do you currently plan to enroll in distance or online courses?

*Admission Classification

Academic History

Nebraska Application History
*Have you previously applied for admission to graduate-level study at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln?
If yes...
Has your academic history (schools attended and degrees conferred) changed since then?
*Other than graduate study at UNL, have you applied for admission to any University of Nebraska (UNK, UNL, UNMC, UNO, NCTA) or Nebraska State College System (CSC, PSC, WSC) college or university?
If yes...
Colleges and Universities Attended

List all postsecondary schools (colleges and universities) that you have attended.

Do not include elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, or employers.

If you have attended more than 5 schools or received more than 3 degrees from any one school, email additional information to or use the comment box at the bottom of this form.

  1. Start with a school from which you have received (or will receive) a degree.

    School 1 Degree 1 requires a degree and graduation date, even if that date is in the future.

    Dates of Attendance
    Your degrees from School 1, with date received or expected (mm/yyyy)

    If you have attended additional colleges or universities, use rows 2 through 5 (as needed) to identify them.

  2. Dates of Attendance
    Your degrees from School 2, with date received or expected (mm/yyyy)

  3. Dates of Attendance
    Your degrees from School 3, with date received or expected (mm/yyyy)

  4. Dates of Attendance
    Your degrees from School 4, with date received or expected (mm/yyyy)

  5. Dates of Attendance
    Your degrees from School 5, with date received or expected (mm/yyyy)

$50 Application Fee

*Method of payment

Declaration of Truth


I certify that the information submitted in this online application is complete, accurate and true, and agree to abide by the admissions policies and requirements of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • I understand that the University may contact other educational institutions to verify the academic credentials I submit during the application process and I consent to such verification.
  • I authorize the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to obtain my University of Nebraska transcript from any NU campus I have attended.
  • I understand that the University reserves the right to retain all information on this application form for an indefinite period of time.
  • I understand that the information given falsely or withheld will affect the decision on my application and may make me ineligible for admission and / or enrollment.
Comment (Optional)

Application Submission

If you have questions or concerns about this application, send email to or call 402-472-2875.