Program and Application Information
Doctoral admissions are based on GPA, GRE scores (the general test is required), LSAT score (for J.D. applicants only), relevant work and research experience, letters of recommendation, and personal statements. All applicants go through a three-phase admissions process. They must apply to Graduate Studies and the Law College (J.D. applicants only). If applying for the MLS an additional application to Graduate Studies is required. They must be accepted by the Law-Psychology admissions committee, the Psychology program, and the Law College.
Persons with application questions should call (402-472-3229) or write the Admissions Coordinator, Jamie Longwell, Law-Psychology Program, 238 Burnett Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0308.
The City of Lincoln
Lincoln is the capitol of Nebraska and is the state's second largest city (approx. population 250,000). The main campus of UNL is in a large park-like setting next to the downtown area. There are a wide variety of activities within easy walking distance of the campus including theaters, restaurants, parks, and shopping.
Lincoln is easily accessible by road via Interstate 80, and is serviced by Amtrak, Greyhound and a number of national air carriers. The city is located about one hour southwest of Omaha and three hours northwest of Kansas City.
The cost of living in Lincoln is relatively low. A student can rent a one-bedroom apartment in Lincoln for between $350 and $500 a month. Most students are able to find affordable housing within a short distance of the Main Campus or of the East Campus where there are some popular large apartment complexes for students and many single building complexes available from Century, HIP, or independent rental companies or individuals.