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University of Nebraska at Kearney Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,753 students

86% admitted

  • 4,843 full time
  • 1,910 part time
  • 2,194 men full time
  • 2,649 women full time
  • 2,615 applied
  • 2,258 admitted
  • 1,074 enrolled

4,881 Undergraduates

$5,235 tuition/year

  • 1,591 Graduates
  • 281 Non-Degree
  • $5,235 in state
  • $1,307 fees
  • $8,600 room & board
  • $1,272 books and supplies
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Lopers
School Colors: Blue & Gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Derek from Axtell, NE
  • 0
  • The University of Nebraska at Kearney is simply, an amazing place to continue education. The professors here are fantastic and help their students be the best that they can…

  • Nov-15-2012 Read More
  • Cansu from Kearney, NE
  • 0
  • UNK is a diversity place for every students. Great place to make life long friends and career. UNK is one of the most safety campus' in NE …

  • May-11-2013 Read More
  • John Paul from Kearney, NE
  • 0
  • I love the music department at my school, simply because the faculty are incredibly fun and diverse, plus the fact that I get an intimate connection with most of them…

  • May-26-2013 Read More
  • Kylee from Kearney, NE
  • 0
  • The University of Nebraska at Kearney's campus is very clean and safe. The professors are very helpful if you are willing to ask questions. The class sizes are perfect for this size…

  • Dec-03-2014 Read More
  • Brittany from Kearney, NE
  • 0
  • UNK has a diverse student population. It is a fun school that will give you a great education. There are many different ways to get involved on campus.…

  • Jan-14-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public, residential university that is committed to be one of the nation's premier undergraduate institutions with excellent graduate education, scholarship, and public service. The University of Nebraska at Kearney will achieve national distinction for a high quality, multidimensional learning environment, engagement with community and public interests, and preparation of students to lead responsible and productive lives in a democratic, multicultural society.
Key to such improvement will be: clear focus on mission imperatives, fidelity to historic core values, and continuous and rigorous self-appraisal or assessment of outcomes.

University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Located in Kearney, NE
  • Public
  • 6,753 students enrolled
  • 86% admitted
  • $5,235 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Erin from Omaha, NE
  • Oct-14-2010 I am a current student here

    The atmosphere here is amazing, everywhere I go I receive a smile. The school is big enough to always be meeting new people and small enough to see a familiar face or two on the way to the cafeteria. In the dorms, a person could always find a new friend. Everyone keeps their door open when they are just hanging out in their room and people like to wander the halls and just to find open doors and make a new friend.

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