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.

My favorite professor always told me that journalism is the most fun you can have with your clothes on. He was so right! LaSharah Bunting National Digital Editor at The New York Times

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.

CoJMC students win ONA Online Journalism Award as part of Carnegie-Knight News21

News21 Logo Monday, October 5, 2015
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students Robby Korth, Jacy Marmaduke and Morgan Spiehs, as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 national investigation team, have won the Online News Association award in the student projects pro-am category.

Looking for summer plans? Study abroad with the CoJMC

Education Abroad: Ireland poster Friday, October 2, 2015
Add an awesome chapter to your story by traveling with your classmates and teachers to Ireland in 2016. You can earn credit while you experience a different culture and compare media trends to those of the United States.