University of Nebraska -- Kearney

Kearney, NE

University of Nebraska -- Kearney

Kearney, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$7,701

$14,901

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,535
Declined 789
Total Received 5,324
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Public

4,429

undergraduate students

1,850

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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,279
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kearney Regional

University of Nebraska — Kearney
2504 Ninth Avenue
Kearney
68849

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.54

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,535
Declined 789
Total Received 5,324

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,090
Room & board $9,942
Additional fees $1,611
Books & supplies $952
Other fees $3,158
Total $21,753
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

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 Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Mass Communication/Media Studies
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
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

6,279

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

4,429
students

Female
60%
2,649

Male
40%
1,780

29%

1,850
students

Female
69%
1,284

Male
31%
566

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

3,827
students

Female
60%
2,291

Male
40%
1,536

14%

602
students

Female
60%
358

Male
40%
244

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

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
12%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

334

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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