To be eligible to apply for undergraduate national admission (other than Nebraska high school graduates not on a visa), a student must be either a U.S. citizen, or have been granted or applied for naturalized, permanent resident, asylee, immigrant, or refugee status by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS - formerly INS). Documentation (Permanent resident card, official notice of asylee or refugee status) is required for admission.
If the student cannot provide such documentation, the student would need to apply as an international student
. Please contact the Office of International Studies and Programs, (402) 554-2293, for additional information.
Students who are not on a visa and are Nebraska high school graduates may be eligible for residency for tuition purposes if they meet certain qualifications. Students must have:
- Resided with parent, guardian, or conservator while attending high school in this state
- Graduated (or equivalent) from a high school in this state
- Resided in this state at least three years before graduation (or equivalent)
- Completed an affidavit stating that he / she will file an application to become a permanent resident at the earliest opportunity.
For more information regarding undergraduate admission or residency for tuition purposes, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at (402) 554-2393 or 800-858-8648 (NE / IA only).