Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UNK are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of University of Nebraska at Kearney students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 2%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 5%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 61% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Kearney with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UNK has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of University of Nebraska at Kearney students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of Nebraska at Kearney students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,428
Women 3,899

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UNK serves a very low number of students outside of Nebraska, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Nebraska at Kearney students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,335 per year

35% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.8%
Part time Undergrads 9.5%

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