Why Detachment 465


Every Student Majors in the Future

Cadets at Detachment 465 receive a world-class education from a Big Ten Academic Curriculum or from one of our affiliate universities that prepares them for careers as leaders working for the most advanced air and space forces in the world. Whether it is as pilots, engineers, cyber specialists, space operations officers or otherwise, they’re able to make an immediate impact and shape the future of this country.

World-class Instructors.


This four-year program is a challenging environment taught by distinguished military faculty. They apply real-life experiences and provide real-world opportunities, from operating the nation's nuclear arsenal to flying combat missions, so you graduate with a real-world education.

Higher Education That Propels You to New Heights

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln consistently ranks in the top tier of national research universities. In fact, we are ranked near the top third of all national universities, both public and private. In recent years, Nebraska has been ranked highly for value, graduation rate and access.

    Best Value Colleges, 2023
    #1 Best Value Law School in the U.S., 2016 and 2015
    Low Costs, High Graduation Rate

Additionally, all out-of-state ROTC students pay the same net tuition as Nebraska residents through the Husker Salute Scholarship


Follow Your Interests


With hundreds of programs of study, Nebraska offers the breadth of academic areas you’d expect from a tier-one research university. Several of our programs are among the best in the U.S. and have been for years, and we can help you find the right program (or programs) for you.

Undergraduate Majors

Graduate Programs

Law Degree Programs

Nebraska Leads Space Law



University of Nebraska College of Law was first in the nation to offer a doctoral degree in space, cyber and telecommunications law. Now they're answering tough space law questions. In the race to develop laws and manage conflict in space, Nebraska is out front.

Exclusive Access to Defense Research

Nebraska is one of only 15 DOD-designated University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC) in the country. NSRI is a non-profit research institute sponsored by U.S. Strategic Command and affiliated with the University of Nebraska System working to ensure U.S. safety and preparedness against increasingly sophisticated threats.

The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has been renewed with a five-year, $92 million contract with the U.S. Air Force.

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When you graduate from our program, you won’t have to worry about finding a job. From flying to cyber, logistics to space ops, at Detachment 465, the sky is no longer the limit.

Air Force Careers



For more than 60 years, we are a program where graduates earn a Bachelor's or Graduate degree and a commission as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force or U.S. Space Force.

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