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.

Annual Welcome Night Now Backyard BBQ

Bathtub Dogs Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications will celebrate the start of another great year with a Backyard Barbeque on Tuesday, Aug. 25 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. There will be FREE food, prizes and music by the Bathtub Dogs.

UNL students attend inaugural White House gathering of Native youths

UNL students Rebekka Schlichting (left) and Alex Mallory (far right) met with U.S. Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn. Monday, July 20, 2015
University of Nebraska-Lincoln students Alex Mallory and Rebekka Schlichting were among a dozen Nebraskans who joined Native youths at the White House earlier this month for the inaugural White House Tribal Youth Gathering.