48 months
21718 USD/year
21718 USD/year
8136 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Foreign Languages and Literature program from the University of Nebraska Omaha offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).


The Foreign Language and Literature program at the University of Nebraska Omaha offers concentrations in: French, German, or Spanish.


In the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at UNO, our goal is to provide students with the linguistic and cultural proficiency required of a global education. Language study at UNO provides a myriad of opportunities to use the language you are studying both within and outside of the classroom through study abroad opportunities and engagement in the Omaha community. Foreign Languages & Literature majors often pursue career paths such as the following:

  • business: human resources, sales, marketing, logistics, international business
  • law/law enforcement: police, immigration, law (international, immigration or environmental law)
  • government and non-profit services: non-profit management or administration, Peace Corps, Foreign Service, linguistics, social work, environmental justice, research (for think tanks, non-profits, government)
  • healthcare: healthcare navigation, patient relations, nursing, medicine, dentistry, speech therapy
  • education (p-16): teaching, bilingual assistance, administration (OPS requires that principals be or become bilingual), counseling, special education, library services
  • communication/journalism: radio, television, publishing (e.g. newspapers, magazines, blogs, books), and advertising. Specialized areas include writing, editing, proofreading, transcribing, subtitling, voice-over recording
  • travel and hospitality: travel agency services, tour guiding, event coordination, concierge services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Conversation
  • French Grammar and Composition
  • German Film
  • German Literature
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers
  • Readings in Spanish

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application.
  • Rank in the upper one-half of their graduating high school class
  • Or ACT composite score of 20 or higher or SAT equivalent
  • Or a 3.0 or higher GPA 
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee by credit card when completing the application for admission.
  • Grade sheets and transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Proof of English proficiency. Special Note: If you are unable to provide proof of English proficiency please apply to our Intensive Language (ILUNO) program.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • UNO Financial Affidavit.
  • Bank statements showing adequate funding for one academic year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8136 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 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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