CAPS will be closed Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2, 2023, during the university's holiday closedown. If you're in crisis, please call 402.472.7450 and follow the prompts for immediate assistance (24/7).
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is a land-grant and comprehensive public institution which was chartered in 1869. The population served by CAPS is the UNL student body. Our campus is home to 24,445 undergraduate (79%), graduate (19%) and professional (2%) students. A majority of our students are between the ages of 17-24 (80%) and approximately one-third of them live on campus. The student body consists of approximately 47% women and 53% men.
UNL draws students from all 50 states and over 130 foreign countries. The ethnic breakdown of the undergraduate students enrolled is 77.3% Caucasian; 8.7% international student; 4.3% Latino/a; 2.4% Black/African American; 2.1% Asian; 2.2% multiracial; .3% American Indian/Alaska Native; .1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander; and 2.6% unknown.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln joined the Big Ten Conference in 2010. The Big Ten is known for its tradition of academic and research excellence. UNL also has a long tradition of academic excellence and equal opportunity for all. UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, with important ongoing research in many areas of inquiry. The Cornhusker athletic teams exemplify the tradition of high classroom achievement; more Huskers have been awarded the title "Academic All-American" (football alone and all sports combined) than student-athletes of any other university.