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

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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 B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  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 3,781 undergraduate students. The UNK acceptance rate is 90%. Popular majors include Business, Elementary Education, and Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. Graduating 58% of students, UNK alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,200.

About

2504 9TH AVE
KEARNEY, NE 68849
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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
90%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,433 / 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
$7,441 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    38%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,781 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
646
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Motivated
    32%
  • Average
    23%
  • Average, not dumb but not geniuses either
    19%
  • Slightly above average
    16%
  • Dedicated to making a difference
    6%
  • Many are above average, but some just don't care
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 51 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 52 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Fun
    17%
  • Incredible
    17%
  • Not to big or small and new learning options daily
    17%
  • Not too small, friendly and a good time
    17%
  • Accomodating
    13%
  • Boring
    9%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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