Apply to the

Raikes School

Deadline: November 15th

Late applications accepted if space is available


How to Apply

  1. Complete the University of Nebraska application at We recommend applying to Nebraska by no later than October 15.
  2. Apply to the Raikes School through your MyRed account. All Nebraska honors programs share one application. The application is due by November 15.
  3. Upload your high school transcript through MyRed no later than November 1.
  4. Students will be selected to participate in interviews at the Kauffman Center based on the strength of their application. These interviews will begin in late January. Students will be notified about their selection to participate in an interview in mid-December.

Questions? Contact Adam Britten at 402-472-0737 or See the Nebraska Office of Admissions website for more application tips.

The Average


  • Scores 31 or above on the ACT or a 1400 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

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