University of Nebraska College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Lincoln, NE

Founded in 1869

Motto: "Literis Dedicata et Omnibus Artibus" (Dedicated to Letters and All the Arts)






Acceptance Rate

$7,350 / $23,145

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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With dozens of diverse degree programs, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) allows you to own your college education by crafting your experience to fit your passions. The College’s experiential learning environment prepares you to discover and define your role in solving the great challenges related to food production, energy, water, natural resources, and communities. CASNR believes in the potential and worth of every person and fosters a supportive community for you to learn and thrive in. There’s always an opportunity to grow through internships, research, and education abroad by taking your development beyond the classroom. CASNR is a place where you are encouraged to think differently, take risks, and achieve your potential to make a mark on the world.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Climate Science
  • Applied Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Restoration Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food Technology for Companion Animals
  • Forensic Science
  • Grassland Ecology and Management
  • Grazing Livestock Systems
  • Horticulture
  • Insect Science
  • Integrated Science
  • Mechanized Systems Management
  • Microbiology
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Plant Biology
  • Turfgrass and Landscape Management
  • Veterinary Science
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Water Science
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Total Enrollment: 25,830

Agricultural Students: 3,199

Male Female Student Ratio: 53%/47%

Acceptance Rate: 75%


Application Fee: $45

Application Deadline: May 1

Target GPA: 3.5

Target SAT Score: 1030

Target ACT Score: 20


In-State: $7,350

Out-of-State: $23,145

Student Fees: $1,896

Room and Board: $11,430

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 21/1

Research and Extension Centers

At each of the many research centers UNL has, the school serves the economic, environmental and social needs and interest of that center’s region, as well as of all Nebraska. Our continuing goal is to be in the forefront of those pioneering a bright and promising future for our state. Some of those locations are: the High Plains Agricultural Laboratory, the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, the Barta Brothers Ranch, the Dalbey-Halleck Farm, the Horning State Farm, and the South Central Agricultural Laboratory. The focus is on increasing production efficiency, developing new uses of commodities for food and industrial purposes, ensuring a safe and nutritious food supply, developing production systems compatible with maintaining a quality environment and conserving natural resources and enhancing rural communities and the quality of life for Nebraska families.