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Paying for CollegeCASNR provides more than $1 million in scholarships each year.

There are several options for financing an education including scholarships and financial aid. Nearly 40% of students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources received either college or department scholarships. For more information, please contact Sue Ellen Pegg at (402) 472-0615 or via email.

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Erin Blankenship

CASNR Loan Program

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources offers a loan program for students that accrues no interest while in college.
For more information, contact Erin Blankenship or 402-472-7908.

Plummer Loan Online Application


CASNR-wide Scholarships

Making college a reality for interested students is a priority for CASNR. We try to make funding available to incoming Freshmen, Transfer Students and Continuing Students. Freshmen and Transfer Students apply for scholarships simply by applying to the college. Upperclass Continuing Students can apply by completing the Upper Class Scholarship Application. To apply, log into MyRED and select the Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students.

Departmental Scholarships

Some departments within the College have additional scholarships available to students within the individual unit. The criteria, qualifications and application process varies according to the scholarship.

More Information on Departmental Scholarships

Estimated Tuition and Costs

Annual costs for 2019-2020 are based on:

  1. A single undergraduate student taking 15 hours / semester for two semesters
  2. Living in an Abel/Sandoz residence hall in a double room
  3. The 7-day unlimited meal plan

Resident Costs

Resident Tuition: $252/credit hour
Tuition and Fees*: $9,456 
Housing & Meal Plan: $11,830 
Total: $21,286

Non-Resident Costs

Non-resident Tuition: $800/credit hour
Tuition and Fees*: $25,896 
Housing & Meal Plan: $11,830
Total: $37,726

*Fees estimated. Actual course fees may vary.
Does not include books and supplies, transportation, or miscellaneous personal expenses.
Does not include College of Business, College of Architecture, and College of Engineering per credit hour differential tuition rates.
Estimate your cost of attendance with the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid calculator