University of Nebraska -- Kearney

Kearney, NE

University of Nebraska -- Kearney

Kearney, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$7,962

$14,168

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
550
25th
500
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,738
Declined 621
Total Received 5,359
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Public

4,811

undergraduate students

2,753

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,564
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

514-acre campus in Kearney (population: 33,835), 180 miles from Omaha. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of Nebraska — Kearney
2504 Ninth Avenue
Kearney, NE
68849

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
550
25th
500
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,738
Declined 621
Total Received 5,359

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,932

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,292
Room $5,282
Board $5,040
Additional fees $1,670
Books & supplies $700
Total $18,984
Average Financial Aid - $8,932
Total with Avg. Aid $10,052

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,353,947
State $1,374,200
Institutional $9,190,563
Other external $4,841,419
Total $22,760,129

Non-need-based

Federal $3,752
State $11,595
Institutional $3,970,025
Other external $1,373,802
Total $5,359,174
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 308 865-8520
F: 308 865-8096
finaid1@unk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, rodeo, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, rodeo, soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

bowling, rodeo, soccer

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geography.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Teacher Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,564

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

4,811
students

Female
60%
2,907

Male
40%
1,904

36%

2,753
students

Female
69%
1,903

Male
31%
850

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

4,055
students

Female
60%
2,430

Male
40%
1,625

16%

756
students

Female
64%
477

Male
36%
279

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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

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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