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University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,477 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 68 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

The Summit League

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $152,877)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $101,463)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined - 33 - -
Baseball 42 - - -
Basketball 17 14 - -
Football 138 - - -
Golf - 9 - -
Ice Hockey 27 - - -
Soccer - 21 - -
Softball - 17 - -
Swimming and Diving - 30 - -
Tennis 16 10 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -
Wrestling 30 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.6%
Hispanic 3.8%
Non-resident alien 4.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 79.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 31
Liquor Law Violation 41
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 7
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Tamara from Omaha, NE
  • 5
  • I don't live on campus, but my friends that do, love it. The dorm's are not even 5 years old...they are more like apartments with a living room, kitchen, basic…

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  • Jayson from UNO
  • 5
  • UNO is unlike other Universities in that all of the dorms here are suite style. This means that you and 3 other roommates will each have your own bedroom, a…

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  • Alexander from Omaha, NE
  • 5
  • They have three dorm facilities and each one is very nice. University Village is the cheapest, and smallest of them all, however it still holds a very pleasant charm and…

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  • Cecilia from Omaha, NE
  • 5
  • Apartment style housing means four new friends, two bathrooms, and a kitchen all to yourself without worrying about showering in the same room with other people. …

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Carter - Louisville, NE
  • I am a current student here

    The food is excellent. Something to new to eat every week and a spectacular feast on big holidays and special occasions makes it all worth the meal plan.

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  • 5
  • Jayson from UNO
  • I am a current student here

    On our south campus, students have access to an excellent dining hall that offers an all you can eat buffet. On our north campus, students have access to the student center which offers a wide variety of food for students to choose from. I've been here for my entire college career and have yet to try everything that UNO has in their food court.

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  • 5
  • Blayze from Bellevue, NE
  • I am a current student here

    The food at Milo Bail Center is alright, but not great. I recommend the Scott Cafe. They offer meal plans that give you daily access to the buffet they offer. I think they have a great buffet because it offers a great variety of options of quality food. My big concern with trusting school meals is the quality and Scott Cafe definitely makes sure that the food is well cooked and served appropriately. They offer a grill with a variety of options if you do not like what the buffet offers. You just write on a slip of paper what type of burger, hot dog, grilled chicken sandwich, etc you want and they call your name when it is ready. The desserts are always great- brownies, cookies, ice cream, pie, name it. The staff is always professional and nice if you need anything as well. I recommend the chocolate milk they have there because I think it is homemade or something- there is just something about it that tastes good. They definitely do no cheap out on the meals- you can certainly expect not to be getting a dinner that is made of Great Value or other store brand materials. The south part of the campus is located in a convenient area for a great variety of other dining options as well with the Aksarben area just a couple blocks away.

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  • 4
  • Cecilia from Omaha, NE
  • I am a current student here

    The cafeterias have amazing food, but if you live in the dorms you have the option to make your own food.

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  • 4
  • Arty from Omaha, NE
  • I am a current student here

    There is so much ramen to be had at home, but give the dining a shot at least. I like the deserts best. The cakes and cupcakes and ice cream are my weakness in life, especially since I like to overload on the extras I can put on top...

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  • 4
  • Marge from North Platte, NE
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I saw lots of options and was impressed by all the choices students had for food. Also out in town there seemed to be many places to try out.

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  • 3
  • Melissa from Omaha, NE
  • I am a current student here

    The cafeteria is more like a mall food court - there are several different shops where you can purchase the food from. It is pretty good for cafeteria food, however a little pricey.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jayson from UNO
  • I am a current student here

    UNO's Greek life is small compared to other universities, there are only 4 Fraternities and 4 Sororities. However, what UNO lacks in the size of their Greek life, they make up for it in the amount that they do for our campus and community. The largest philanthropic events on our campus are held by the Greek life here. Going Greek was the best decision I made when I came to college.

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  • 0
  • Haris from Omaha, NE
  • I am a current student here

    Terrible. I got kicked out of UNO PIKE because 1 kid did not like me and the president is his big brother. They just drink and party. I joined to travel and meet a lot of people, but all they do it party and drink, every weekend!!! Once I got disconnected, my so called brothers didn't call or text me. They all stopped talking to me. I would not recommend joining.

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  • 0
  • Julia from Omaha, NE
  • I am a current student here

    I am not part of a sorority, but again I have plenty of friends who are. They are all for joining one, and they all seem to agree that their sorority/fraternity helped them get through the tough times and even help academically.

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