Lincoln, Nebraska, is a vibrant college community that is home to around 280,000 people. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student population is comprised of 26,000 students, nearly 3,000 of which are international students hailing from over 130 different countries. Since it is both the capital of Nebraska and hosts the largest university in the state, the city has many sites and events that make it a great place to be year-round. Visit the museums and art galleries for free food and music on "First Friday", catch a show at one of our concert or theatre venues, take a stroll through the beautiful Sunken Gardens, or grab a delicious meal at one of our many diverse restaurants. When you go out to explore, you will quickly find that Lincoln offers all the excitement of a big city with the friendliness and safety of a small community.