College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Apply Now


College of Journalism
and Mass Communications
Start Here

Play Video Majors
CoJMC Students collaborate on a design project.

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.

The classroom experience mixed with the professional experience I got at the college and the Daily Nebraskan really prepared me for what I do now. Jeff Zeleny Senior Washington Correspondent

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.

Read more about application

Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

CoJMC 2nd in Hearst competition

Hearst award May 26, 2017 - 4:30pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won second place overall in the national 2017 Hearst Intercollegiate Journalism Awards.

'Wounds of Whiteclay' wins Kennedy grand prize

 People stand beside a building as the sun sets over Whiteclay. Many of those who spend time drinking on the streets in Whiteclay spend their nights in a makeshift camp not far from the town. May 25, 2017 - 9:30am

by Sean Hagewood | University Communication

Eleven students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications took home the grand prize at the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards ceremony May 23 in Washington, D.C.

It was the first time in the event's 49-year history that the top prize went to a college group. Other division winners included National Geographic, The New Yorker, HBO and Univision.