Future Students

Discover your unique passion, talents and place in the world.

In the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, we call it CASNR for short, you will find an education with a goal. This is a place where you will find we are concerned with your future beyond your time here. Study in science makes you well-positioned for the future to address real-world problems. A wealth of opportunities awaits you as you find the area of study to match your career dreams. Our first-class faculty and staff offer the opportunity to create your own business in the CASNR entrepreneurship program, get involved in an incredible line-up of clubs and organizations, or experience the world in far-flung locations through Education Abroad.

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hand shake icon Guaranteed. A job offer in your chosen field within 6 months of graduating, or we'll give you additional education until you do get one.
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graduation cap icon Fund It. $1 million in scholarships to CASNR students each year. 40% of CASNR students receive college or department scholarships.
world icon World's Challenges. CASNR students earn a hands-on, real-world problem-solving education.
people icon Diversity of Opinion. Enjoy a sense of belonging with those who share your same values and beliefs, and those who can challenge you, too.
heart icon CASNR Cares. A feeling of individuality and caring with one-on-one personal advising and a full staff in your corner.
building icon Fabulous Facilities. Refined education at state-of-the-art facilities across different disciplines.
golf hole in one icon Academic Opportunity. Experience diverse academic programs from animals to plants, golf to business, food to forensic science.
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Ensuring Your Future. Guaranteed.*

Every CASNR graduate will receive at least one job offer within the first six months after graduation. We guarantee it.*

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A Big 10 University.
A Small Town Feel.

CASNR truly offers the best of two worlds. You're part of a major university in a capital city. At the same time, UNL East Campus, where many of your classes will be held, has an inviting and engaging "small college" feel.

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Attributes of a CASNR Graduate Graduates that have a shared-responsibility for a shared-future

The Faculty Advisory Committee identified the goals for developing the CASNR student by the time they graduate. This vision provides a holistic, transformative educational experience that integrates curricular, co-curricular, and experiential learning to result in:

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Evidence-based decision making for a complex world using a systems-thinking approach

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A spirit of entrepreneurship, leadership, civic engagement, and service to positively impact communities.


A global mindset and appreciation of diversity across cultures, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, and age.

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A collaborative, inclusive approach to problem solving and innovation.