Full Name of University:
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):
General University Website:
International Office/Website for Incoming Students:
Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:
Manager of Education Abroad and Global Partnerships
6001 Dodge St., ASH 220B
Omaha, NE 68182
phone 1-402-554-2293, fax 1-402-554-2949
Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”
Nominated students will receive a detailed e-mail regarding the application procedure. Application materials can be found at: http://world.unomaha.edu/admissions/.
How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?
Graduate admission usually takes 4-8 weeks after all documents received for admission decision on average and additional documents may be required. Undergraduate admissions are able to be processed more quickly and will have fewer requirements. International Admissions will guide students through this process.
Other important notes
Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)
Area Studies, Biology, Business, Communication, Computer and Information Sciences, Education, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literature, Health Sciences, English Language and Literature, History, Social Work, International Studies, Law, Criminal Justice, Library and Information Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts, Sports Studies
Are graduate areas open for exchange?
Yes, pending approval from graduate college and department.
Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)
Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?
Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?
Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties
Psychology (graduate level)
Areas of study not available to exchange students
Architecture, Psychology (graduate), and Interior Design. Education courses are limited.
Websites for course offerings
Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange
For both undergraduate & graduate
12-15 credits, undergraduate
9-15 credits, graduate (9-12 hours recommended)
Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer school website.
Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?
English language proficiency required.
Language test certificate required?
If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?
Undergraduate Students: 61 IBT, 500 TOEFL or 6 IELTS
Graduate Students: varies by program
Preparatory language course for incoming students?
Indicate dates and costs
ILUNO (Eight week intensive language program) http://world.unomaha.edu/iluno/index.php
Tuition & Fee Cost for 8 week program $1,800/ Insurance $281
Tuition & Fee Cost for 16 week program $3,600/ /Insurance $562
Living Expenses: contact advisor for further details
Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?
Students accepted to our program will receive assistance with course registration through the Study Abroad Office
Application deadline for each term
Fall 2017: May 15
Spring 2018: November 15
*Late applications will be considered based on availability of housing and exchange openings. These deadlines are usually flexible. Nomination deadlines one month before application deadlines.
Please list exact dates
Fall 2017: August 21 - December 15
Spring 2018: January 8 - May 3
International Student Orientation takes place during the week preceding semester start dates.
Fall 2017: December 11 - December 15
Spring 2018: April 30 - May 3
If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).
No, there is no break.
Orientation session(s) for incoming students
International Student Orientations are held the week prior to the start of each new term. All new students are required to attend the orientation. Visit http://world.unomaha.edu/advising/getting_started.php for the most up to date orientation schedules.
Course registration deadline
Students should try to complete registration prior to arrival if possible as courses fill quickly. Course registration must be complete prior to the first day of classes.
Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars
(broken down below)
(approx.) $600 per month ($3396/semester)
Combined room & board estimated at $4458.00 for a semester.
(depending on habits, approx.) $400 per month, kitchen available in student housing.
(approx.) $500 per term
(approx.) $100 per month
(approx.) $850 per term
(please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)
Personal expenses (approx.) $1815.00
Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other” field above.
Yes, all health insurance must be approved by UNO Student Health Services during Orientation Week.
Students who are eligible to waive coverage under the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) must submit a waiver application and all required documentation by the Waiver Deadline Date. Any student who is covered under a health insurance plan that does not meet all of the applicable requirements will not be allowed to waive out of SHIP.
Housing and Student Life
Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?
Yes, all students are required to live in on-campus, apartment style housing and receive application information via email from the Manager of Education Abroad or International Student Advisors.
On-Campus Housing: University Village
(Homestay options are available on a limited basis)
Housing Website and Contact Person(s)
Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?
Please list housing application deadline.
Housing applications can be completed via MavLINK once the student has completed the UNO admissions process.
What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?
UNO has a full service health center which includes robust personal fitness options, student health, and counseling services.
Student Health Services (Full time registered nursing staff, part time doctor on staff)
University Counseling Services (personal, academic, career)
University Gymnasium (track, weightlifting, pool, group fitness)
Are internships available?
Yes, under the provisions for J1 visa requirements for "Academic Training." In past years, Utrecht Network students have had success at finding their own internship placements. Students must consult with International Office if planning to participate in an internship.
Are student jobs available/allowed?
Yes, however the availability of student worker positions are very limited.
Recommended UNO web page highlights:
Enjoy the city of Omaha: www.omaha.com/
Campus Recreation: http://www.unomaha.edu/student-life/involvement/index.php r/
Outdoor Venture Center: http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/ovc/index.php