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Student Support

Campaign Goal: Ensure the state‚Äôs public university is accessible to all by increasing private support  for those with financial need and keep Nebraska a competitive choice for high achieving students by creating merit scholarships.

  • 1,891 funds created for student scholarships and fellowships. 
  • An enrollment increase to 51,214 in 2014, up from 45,116 in 2004.
  • More top scholars (those ranked in the top 25% of their high school class) choosing Nebraska. In 2014, 51.5% of top scholars enrolled at Nebraska, up from 41% in 2004.