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Education in Lincoln
The quality of the Lincoln educational system speaks for itself. Lincoln Public Schools consistently ranks in the top five of schools in a seven state region. The Lincoln schools maintain such a high status by providing innovative programs for its students, therefore contributing to the high rates of graduation in this area. LPS has a districtwide curriculum, with each school exercising a measure of autonomy.
The University of Nebraska ranks high in the nation’s ratings for academic excellence. Established in 1869, the grand-scale university offers an immense range of career and academic options through a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. UNL prides itself in offering individual attention to students with a student-faculty ratio of nearly 17 to 1. From academics to arts to athletics, the University of Nebraska consistently displays excellence as well as dedication to the future of its most valuable resource, its students.