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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.

I would have never ended up on this path without the support of the journalism faculty. Daniel Wheaton 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.

Smith receives WISE Women of Inspiration, Sports Journalist of the Year awards

Shelley Smith, ESPN analyst and UNL CoJMC alumnus, received the WISE Women of Inspiration and Sports Journalist of the Year awards. November 17, 2016 - 7:15am

Shelley Smith, current ESPN correspondent and a University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, has been selected to receive the 2016 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Women of Inspiration Award and the Sports Journalist of the Year by the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation.

Lopez chosen for Most Promising Multicultural Student award

Monica Lopez headshot November 10, 2016 - 11:00am

Monica Lopez, a senior advertising and public relations, French and geography student, was awarded the Most Promising Multicultural Student award from the American Advertising Federation. Lopez, a first generation college student, comes from Hastings, Nebraska.