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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,999 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,348 tuition
$8,188 on campus room & board
$1,246 books
$1,217 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$21,624 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,973 tuition
$8,188 on campus room & board
$1,246 books
$1,217 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,900 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,636 avg)
15% get state aid ($1,438 avg)
65% get institn'l aid ($3,900 avg)
56% get loans ($5,220 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.24% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.30% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,406 85%
Federal Grant Aid $4,636 40%
Pell Grants $3,796 40%
Other Federal Grants $951 36%
Institution Grant Aid $3,900 65%
State Grant Aid $1,438 15%
Student Loans $5,220 56%
Federal Loans $5,073 55%
Other Loans $6,013 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $175
Out of State $358


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Brady from Kearney, NE
  • Sep-19-2013 I am a current student here

    For the first two or three weeks they have what we call a blue and gold week where new people from out-of-state and incoming freshmen get to see what Kearney is like and make new friends and get settled down in their new home.

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  • 3
  • Gabriela from Johnson, KS
  • Jul-09-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a little pricey but what you learn is defiantly in depth and if you put the work into it you'll learn a lot from professors that engage their students.

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  • 4
  • John from North Platte, NE
  • Jan-05-2013 I am a current student here

    I feel that since many of the professors put so much effort into making the most of their classes and given the relatively low costs of the school you can say you are getting a pretty good bang for your buck. Obviously living on campus is more expensive than living off, room and food fees are higher than those for living off campus, but you are paying for the convenience and community of living off campus and for some people that is worth the extra cost.

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  • Derek from Axtell, NE
  • Nov-15-2012 I am a current student here

    In all honesty, Kearney is a great learning institution. The courses and professors are great. The campus is awesome, and the people on it are always doing something! If you want a smaller school, where acquaintances become great friends, the town welcomes you, the price is right and professors know your name, choose the University of Nebraska at Kearney!

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