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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska

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Overview

Student Population
6,327
University of Nebraska at Kearney overview
Location Kearney, Nebraska
Online unk.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
University of Nebraska at Kearney overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Kearney, Nebraska, University of Nebraska at Kearney is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,324 prospective students applied, and 4,535 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 863 enrolled in the school.  4,212 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,115 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,124 plus fees of $1,628. UNK is ranked 483 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

UNK is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Nebraska at Kearney within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
University of Nebraska at Kearney overview
SAT 990/1168
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.39
Applications Accepted
85.2% 
University of Nebraska at Kearney overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Nebraska Resident Tuition
$6,124
In State Costs for University of Nebraska at Kearney
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$952
Other Fees$1,628
Room and Board $10,452
Budget for Other Expenses$4,496
Total One Year Cost$23,652
Out of State Resident Tuition
$12,220
Out of State Costs for University of Nebraska at Kearney
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$952
Other Fees$1,628
Room and Board $10,452
Budget for Other Expenses$4,496
Total One Year Cost$29,748

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Nebraska at Kearney students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 20%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%
Visual and Performing Arts 5%
Communication 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181215 IPEDS survey data for University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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