Women's and Gender Studies, B.Sc. | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Lincoln, United States
48 months
830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
830 USD/credit 24900 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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The Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) major at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a multidisciplinary academic program with courses that focus on knowledge relating to women, gender and sexuality.  


Program Details

The program is designed to help students to learn about historical and contemporary contributions of women and to analyze the construction and representation of gender in the arts, literature, history, psychology, education, contemporary culture, politics, and society. The bachelor degree in Women's and Gender Studies is offered at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Students are challenged to examine critically assumptions about women and gender held by academic disciplines and to evaluate them based on current research and individual experience. Students also explore sex roles, gender systems, and sexuality in various cultures as they change over time.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Gender in Contemporary Society
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-gender, Queer/Sexuality Studies
  • Women and Gender in U.S. History
  • Activism and Feminist Communities
  • Women's Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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General requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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