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.

There are so many more powerful ways to express yourself now. How does that look in the future? How do we do that? I’m just sure that it will be a Nebraskan who figures it out. Cindy McCaffrey Google's first marketing executive

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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Professor Bruce Thorson photographs College World Series for USA Today

Associate Professor of photojournalism Bruce Thorson July 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications Associate Professor of photojournalism Bruce Thorson’s photograph of Coastal Carolina celebrating its win was selected for USA Today’s Pictures of the Week

CoJMC students receive $2.3 million in scholarships

CoJMC logo July 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students received a total of $2.3 million in scholarships from the college and the university for the 2016-17 academic year.