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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney , NE

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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney is a Comprehensive institution located in Kearney, NE, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE  68849-0001
United States
Contact Mr. Dusty Newton
Director of Admissions
Email: admissionsug@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8702
Fax: 308-865-8987

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,559
Applied
5,205
Accepted
4,484
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

3,262
Females Applied
3,105
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,297
Males Applied
2,100
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.49
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 515 470 560
SAT Math 513 465 560
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,090
In-state
13,290
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,611
Full-time student fees
9,942
Room & board
5,156
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,242
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,175
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,283
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,051
Avg. Loan Aid
5,367
Avg. Grant Aid
8,412
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,484
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.06%
Black or African American 2.29%
White or Caucasian 76.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.36%
Other 0.42%

Gender

Male (41.44%)
Female (58.56%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

449
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 322
Part-time - 127
Male - 222
Female - 227
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