UNOMAHA: 2020 Requirements, Scores & GPAs

This is the go-to guide for getting into University of Nebraska at Omaha. We suggest you read until the end... Not only will we layout the exact GPA and test scores you should aim for when applying to UNOMAHA, but we’ll also offer creative ways to help your application stand out from the pack. We breakdown UNOMAHA statistics better than any article out there and show you how these have changed over time. Also, make sure to check out University of Nebraska at Omaha on CampusReel to see what it’s really like here. If you're interesting in transferring to UNOMAHA, the read our transfer guide. You can also use the below calculator to help determine your likelihood of acceptance at UNOMAHA

What are your chances at UNOMAHA?

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    *gpa score is required

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    What GPA do you need to get into University of Nebraska at Omaha?

    University of Nebraska at Omaha’s average GPA is 3.4. University of Nebraska at Omaha does require GPA. This average GPA means University of Nebraska at Omaha is very selective. Often times, schools in this range are trying to increase their selectivity and “prestige”. We can’t read the minds of UNOMAHA application readers, but they likely want to increase the average GPA from 3.4 to 3.57 this year - to play it safe, we recommend striving for the 3.57 GPA.

    *BEFORE CONTINUING PLEASE NOTE: GPA and “prestige” DO NOT mean a college is right for you. University of Nebraska at Omaha may seem amazing on paper, but you may hate it... That’s why 700,000 students transfer colleges every year - they end up going to the wrong school. It’s crucial to watch the videos on CampusReel and make sure you can envision yourself on UNOMAHA’s campus. These UNOMAHA admission statistics do not sufficiently tell you what a college or university is like.

    What is University of Nebraska at Omaha’s acceptance rate?

    Last year University of Nebraska at Omaha’s acceptance rate was 75.94. However, check out how the acceptance rate has changed over time.

    2016 2017 2018
    Acceptance Rate 86.0 % 87.0 % 75.94 %

    As you can see, University of Nebraska at Omaha is getting more and more difficult to get into. If this trend continue it’s likely that UNOMAHA will be even more competitive by the time you apply.

    Acceptance rate alone does not indicate your likelihood for getting into UNOMAHA - it’s a very high level understanding of the true competition. Use the acceptance rate as a general guide for curating a list of 10-15 schools that fall into different ranges of competitiveness. Then, use the below data to get a deeper understanding of how your application will compare to the rest of the pool.

    What are your chances at UNOMAHA?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UNOMAHA or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Does University of Nebraska at Omaha Require Test Scores?

    University of Nebraska at Omaha requires that you either take the SAT or ACT. See the table below for how University of Nebraska at Omaha’s accepted students have performed on both tests. You may be wondering how many test scores should you submit. Generally, don’t freak out about taking the test too often. Industry consensus is that you can submit up to 6 tests as a reasonable limit.

    University of Nebraska at Omaha SAT Requirements

    University of Nebraska at Omaha’s average SAT score is 1070 - this is the sum of the math and reading portions of the SAT (the 1600 scale). Check out the below table for a deeper look into how students performed - it’s also very interesting to look at the average test score over time. The trend over time helps give insight into whether University of Nebraska at Omaha is getting more or less competitive.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    Math 470 620 545
    Reading 460 590 525
    2019 Total 930 1210 1070
    2018 Total - - -
    2017 Total - - -

    University of Nebraska at Omaha’s average SAT score is 1070. To be a competitive applicant for University of Nebraska at Omaha your SAT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 930, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider University of Nebraska at Omaha a “target” school (one that you are likely to get into) you should aim for a score of 1210.

    University of Nebraska at Omaha ACT Requirements

    University of Nebraska at Omaha’s average ACT score is 65. To be a competitive applicant for University of Nebraska at Omaha your ACT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 54, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider University of Nebraska at Omaha a “target” school (one that you have a good chance of getting into) you should aim for a score of 77.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    Math 17 25 21
    Reading 18 26 22
    Writing 19 26 22
    2019 Total 54 77 65
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    2017 Total - - -

    University of Nebraska at Omaha Requirements

    Now you know where you need to be for getting into University of Nebraska at Omaha from a grade and test score perspective. Let’s quickly outline what else you’ll need to provide for your application to get reviewed, and then we’ll move onto the most important section: differentiating your app.

    Recommendations Status
    School Rank Required
    GPA Recommended
    School Record Required

    How to get into UNOMAHA

    Follow these steps to maximize your chances of getting into UNOMAHA. Everything you read above will help prepare you for what you need to achieve to have a shot at UNOMAHA, but these steps will take you even further in applying that knowledge and differentiating your application.

    Main Academic Excellence that is in line with UNOMAHA admission standards.

    1. Score at least a 1070 on the SAT or 65 on the ACT.
    2. Maintain a GPA of at least a 3.4.

    Join Extracurriculars that Align with UNOMAHA’s Values.

    1. Join your school band, a sports team or another group activity. If University of Nebraska at Omaha values music heavily, for example, then try to participate in an organization related to that topic.
    2. Volunteer in your hometown. Omaha has tons of ways to be involved beyond just the college. University of Nebraska at Omaha wants applicants that are also good ambassadors for the school - they want students who will give back to the local community and broader Omaha area in general.
    3. Spend your summer doing something that speaks to your values, personal growth, leadership qualities and other less quantifiable characteristics. UNOMAHA needs to see past your test scores and grades - they need to know that you will be a valuable and contributing member of their community. You are more than grades and test scores - your experiences should demonstrate that.

    Prepare Your Application

    1. Write a stellar essay that shows University of Nebraska at Omaha something they can’t figure out from the other parts of your application. For a detailed guide on writing the best college essay, check this out.
    2. Get teacher recs that speak to your character. If you know what you’re majoring in and include that in your UNOMAHA app, try to have at least 1 recommendation from a teacher in that department.
    3. Apply Before the Deadline. Too many students wait until the last minute to submit their application, and too much can go wrong during this precious time window. Since many students are applying on the last day, it’s possible that UNOMAHA’s own system crashes. Don’t risk the added stress this can cause - submit your app a few days early.

    What are your chances at UNOMAHA?

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    *gpa score is required

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UNOMAHA or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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