Life in Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.

More parkland in Lincoln, Nebraska than (just about) anywhere else

With more parkland per capita than Austin, Portland and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, many and diverse employment opportunities and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest.

Business and Industry in Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln also has a flourishing business community and is the home of Nebraska’s state government. Lincoln boasts a highly educated workforce that is very attractive to business expansion and new business development.

Leading industries are:

education, government, health care, banking, insurance

Tech and other Growth Areas in Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln also has a growing technology sector. Agriculture and manufacturing are also key employers. The Nebraska Innovation Campus promises new tech sector jobs in the future.

Airport in Lincoln and nearby in Omaha

The airport is located 10 minutes from downtown, with a much larger airport located in Omaha, just 50 miles away.

Aerial view of downtown Lincoln