College of Journalism and Mass Communications

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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.

You’ll have endless opportunities. You won’t get lost in a crowd. Faiz Siddiqui Journalism 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.

Students gather for the CoJMC Backyard BBQ

Bathtub Dogs entertain at the CoJMC Backyard Barbeque Tuesday, September 1, 2015
CoJMC students came out Tuesday for the CoJMC Backyard BBQ outside Andersen Hall. Donning hard hats as construction continues on Centennial Mall, students got to know each other over pulled pork and cookies. They were also treated to the Bathtub Dogs’ live performance.

College of Journalism and Mass Communications Announces Inaugural Hearst Series

Diversity & Modern Media speaker series Friday, August 28, 2015
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications has announced the inaugural season of the Hearst Speaker Series. The 2015-16 lecture series will focus on Diversity and Modern Media.