The ethnic and racial data collection instruments shown here have been formulated to comply with federal guidelines set forth through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System as designated by the United States Department of Education. Explanation of categorizations...
Ethnicity is based on the following categorization:
- Hispanic or Latino: A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
Race is based on the following five categorizations:
- American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America).
- Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
- White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
It is the policy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln not to discriminate based on gender, age, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. This is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment.