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University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Kearney, NE
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 5,502
    total students
  • $5,235 | $11,063
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • September 1
    fall application deadline
  • 84%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 485
    sat math
  • 467
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 23
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Consumer Economics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

84% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,589
    • Accepted2,197
    • Acceptance Rate84%
    • Enrolled5,502
    • Female Applicants1,505
    • Females Accepted1,309
    • Female Acceptance Rate86%
    • Male Applicants1,084
    • Males Accepted888
    • Male Acceptance Rate81%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      rank in upper 50% of high school class
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.39
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen September 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 467 420 520
    • SAT Math 485 440 550
    • SAT Writing 0 0
    • ACT Composite 23 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,235
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,063
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,286.00
    • Room and board *$8,434.00
    • Room only *$4,314.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,502
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.38%
    • Black or African American1.6%
    • White or Caucasian77.77%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.18%
    • Asian.82%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.09%
    • Two or more races1.29%
    • Unknown1.31%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout8.62% representing 56 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students9% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 98%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Not Reported
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Not Reported
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Not Reported
    • Women's center Not Reported
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes Division 2 Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 No
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty442
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 5,707 students to 359 faculty

Location & Contact

905 West 25th Street
NE 68849-0001

Mr.Dusty Newton

Director of Admissions

Phone: 308-865-8702
Fax: 308-865-8987
Email: admissionsug@unk.edu



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