Established in 1869, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln is the primary campus of the University of Nebraska. Its well known Corn Huskers NCAA athletic program attracts attention, along with its large research presence, with close ties to the Carnegie Research grants program.
As a leading Midwestern University, the school has pioneered advanced in biology, psychology and American art, with its Sheldon Museum of Art. Today, nearly 17,500 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students attend the urban campus in Lincoln, which is well integrated into the community with its various libraries and performing arts venues.
Featuring over 100 majors across 10 colleges, Nebraska is well known for its programs in Agricultural Science, Architecture, Fine Arts, Law and Business Administration, along with specialized graduate medial programs.
The school has a well known media presence, drawing wide national attention to its athletics and campus activities, in addition to having its own Daily Nebraskan newspaper along with an FM radio station dedicated to campus life.