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.

The CoJMC helped me where I needed it and let me figure out what I needed to figure out on my own. Caleb Jensen Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy

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.

Larry Walklin to receive Journalism Educator Award

Larry Walklin Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Larry Walklin, a longtime professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will receive the Omaha Press Club Foundation’s Journalism Educator Award.

CoJMC recognizes Omaha's top high school communicators

Best and Brightest Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Omaha’s best and brightest aspiring high school communicators were honored Nov. 11 at a recognition event sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications and The Omaha World-Herald.