Tuition & Fees

$6,952

$13,380

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,395
Declined + 420
Total Received 2,815
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Public

5,056

undergraduate students

1,732

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
500-599
12%
400-499
58%
300-399
24%
600-699
12%
500-599
35%
400-499
41%
300-399
12%
30-36
9%
24-29
26%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%
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School Facts

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public institution. Founded as a state college in 1903, it gained university status in 1991. Its 235-acre campus is located in Kearney, west of Lincoln.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,788
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Kearney, NE

514-acre campus in Kearney (population: 32,469), 180 miles from Omaha. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Nebraska — Kearney
905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE 68849

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 14% of male students
 
5 sororities 17% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
500-599
12%
400-499
58%
300-399
24%
600-699
12%
500-599
35%
400-499
41%
300-399
12%
30-36
9%
24-29
26%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
20%
30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,395
Declined + 420
Total Received 2,815

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Dusty Newton
Director of Admissions
P: 308 865-8526
F: 308 865-8987
admissionsug@unk.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,460
Room & board $9,594
Additional fees $1,492
Books & supplies $1,316
Total $17,862
Average Financial Aid - $10,368
Total with Avg. Aid $7,494

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,368

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,924,448
State $1,189,548
Institutional $6,266,583
Other external $4,835,581
Total $19,216,160

Non-need-based

Federal $15,861
State $30,187
Institutional $4,403,762
Other external $1,499,164
Total $5,948,974

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Antelopes/Lopers
School colors
royal blue and light old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agriculture Business Management
Art
Biology
Business Administration/Management
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry
Communication Disorders
Computer/Information Sciences
Counselor Education/Counseling/Guidance Services
Criminal Justice Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Drama/Theatre Arts
Economics
Education Administration/Supervision
Elementary Teacher Education
English Language/Literature
Family Consumer Resource Management
French Language/Literature
Geography
German Language/Literature
German Languages/Literature
Health/Medical Diagnostic/Treatment Services
History
Instructional Technology
International Relations/Affairs
Journalism/Mass Communications
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Operations Management/Supervision
Parks/Recreation/Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Speech/Rhetorical Studies
Sport/Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education
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Undergraduate

74%

5,056
students

Female
57%
2,907

Male
43%
2,149

Graduate

26%

1,732
students

Female
69%
1,190

Male
31%
542

undergraduateFull-time

84%

4,255
students

Female
58%
2,433

Male
42%
1,822

undergraduatePart-time

16%

801
students

Female
60%
474

Male
40%
327

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
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