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University of Nebraska at Kearney
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  • 4 Year
  • KEARNEY, NE

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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UNK is an above-average public university located in Kearney, Nebraska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,827 undergraduate students. The UNK acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Business, Elementary Education, and Operations Management. Graduating 56% of students, UNK alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,200.

About

2504 9TH AVENUE
KEARNEY, NE 68849
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association

University of Nebraska at Kearney Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UNK Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1170
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,890 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,217 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 38 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 36 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    48%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,827 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
602
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Motivated
    36%
  • Average
    21%
  • Average, not dumb but not geniuses either
    18%
  • Slightly above average
    14%
  • Dedicated to making a difference
    7%
  • Many are above average, but some just don't care
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 48 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Fun
    20%
  • Incredible
    20%
  • Not to big or small and new learning options daily
    20%
  • Accomodating
    15%
  • Not too small, friendly and a good time
    15%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Strict
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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