School Review: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln was founded in 1869 in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and is recognized as a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln has online course offerings for high school and undergraduate students as well as more than 20 solely-online graduate degree programs. These courses are offered through their Extended Education & Outreach department.
The online courses at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln are delivered in a variety of format, including Internet, e-mail, videotape, Lotus Notes, Blackboard, interactive TV, videoconferencing, CD-ROM, workshop and independent study. The same instructors that teach the campus-based courses teach the online courses. Financial aid is available to students in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Fellowships, work-study, and assistantships are also available to campus-based students.
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln offers online high school and graduate degree programs. The high school degree program is solely-online, but some of the graduate degree programs require some campus-based study. Students should check the requirements before enrolling in an online graduate degree program. In addition, the university also offers undergraduate online courses for students who cannot get into a campus-based class they need or want to take extra courses in order to expedite their degree progress.
Some of the online graduate degree programs available at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln include agriculture, architecture, education, engineering, journalism, communications, entomology, and business administration, among others. Students of their online programs have access to an online bookstore, library, and technical support. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.