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If you want to learn a lot, work hard and have fun doing it, the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications is the place to come. You will get real-world experience and work with faculty at a Big Ten university who believe your story really matters. Start here and learn the skills and ideas that will take you anywhere.

Everyone is pushing each other and supporting each other. It makes the CoJMC feel like a family. Bailey Williams Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism double major

How to Apply

Start your story at the CoJMC from day one. If you’re admitted to UNL, you’re admitted to the college. To be eligible for scholarships, select your major—Advertising & Public Relations, Journalism, or Broadcasting—on the undergraduate application and submit it by the application deadline: January 15 for incoming freshmen, February 1 for current or transfer students.

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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Kessler receives CPOY award of excellence

Women's gymnastics team February 22, 2017 - 11:45am

by Savanah Baker

Calla Kessler, a junior journalism student, was one of four students to receive an award of excellence in the sports feature competition from the 71st College Photographer of the Year competition. Kessler submitted her photo “Untitled,” of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s women’s gymnastics team.

CoJMC at the 2017 ADDY awards

ADDY awards February 20, 2017 - 10:00am

by Savanah Baker

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong showing of its students’ abilities at the 2017 ADDY Awards on Saturday, Feb. 18. The CoJMC students won seven ADDYs (4 Golds and 3 Silvers) in seven different categories. In addition, Jacht, the UNL CoJMC student-run advertising agency, also won a silver.