The University of Nebraska High School offers a diploma program. UNHS is accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and Cognia (formerly AdvancED), and core and AP® courses are NCAA-approved. Students who meet the specific requirements established by the University of Nebraska High School are granted a diploma. Students may choose to enroll in the general education or college preparatory course sequence. 

Diploma Program Eligibility

To earn a UNHS diploma, students must earn a minimum of 200 credit hours (20 units). Graduation requirements are based on state accreditation requirements. There are no age or grade restrictions for the diploma program, but please keep in mind that courses are written to grade level. For guidelines on the appropriate grade level by course, please visit

College Preparation and Admission

Students are responsible for their college research, admission applications and test registration. The University of Nebraska High School will prepare the Secondary School Report upon request. Students must order official UNHS transcripts with this report.