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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Motto Literis Dedicata et Omnibus Artibus
Motto in English Dedicated to Letters and All the Arts
Established 1869
Type Flagship
Public
Land grant
Endowment US$1.24 billion
Chancellor Harvey Perlman
President J.B. Milliken
Academic staff 1,597
Students 24,593
Undergraduates 19,345
Postgraduates 4,679
Location Lincoln, Nebraska, US
40°49′03″N 96°42′05″W / 40.8175°N 96.70139°W / 40.8175; -96.70139Coordinates: 40°49′03″N 96°42′05″W / 40.8175°N 96.70139°W / 40.8175; -96.70139
Campus 613 acres (248 ha),
42,562 acres (17,224 ha) total throughout state
Colors Scarlet and Cream
           
Athletics NCAA Division I FBS
Big Ten
21 varsity teams
Nickname Cornhuskers
Mascot Herbie Husker and Lil' Red
Affiliations URA
Website unl.edu
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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (also called Nebraska, UNL or NU) it is a public university that also does research. It is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. UNL is the state's oldest and largest university campus. It is also the leading school in the University of Nebraska system.

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