You must first complete the University of Nebraska application at before gaining access to the Raikes School application on your MyRed account. Application to the Raikes School also serves as application to the University Honors Program.  

Applications must be submitted by December 10.
Late applications accepted if space is available.
Contact Anna Pressler at 402-472-9097 or

Students will be selected to participate in interviews at the Kauffman Center based on the strength of their application. These interviews will begin in January. Students will be notified about their selection to participate in an interview in early January.

The average applicant to the Raikes School:
  • Scores 33 or above on the ACT or a 1480 or above on the SAT (average ACT score is 33.8, scores in the School range from 29 to 36)
  • Graduates in the top 10% of their class
  • Wants an integrated education in computer science and business
  • Exhibits leadership skills and a desire to serve their community
  • Shows initiative by pursuing a rigorous high school education and proving the Raikes School is the right place for them