University of Nebraska at Kearney Rankings

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In the World#2068 of 14178
In North America#633 of 2629
In the United States#581 of 2528
In Nebraska#5 of 23
In Kearney#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Average SAT
1079
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
4,429
Graduates
1,850
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

University of Nebraska at Kearney Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%84%86%
Applicants5,3242,0453,279
Admissions4,5351,7102,825
Freshmen enrolled full time844308536
Freshmen enrolled part time19109

1,965 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,130 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
21 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1168
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Nebraska at Kearney are 990-1168 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
753 or 87%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Nebraska at Kearney are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4921 (78%)
Hispanic641 (10%)
Nonresident Alien352 (6%)
Two or more races134 (2%)
Black or African American126 (2%)
Asian57 (0.9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,217
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,090$6,048
Tuition in-state$6,090$6,048
Tuition out-of-state$13,290$13,296
Fee in-district$1,611$1,333
Fee in-state$1,611$1,333
Fee out-of-state$1,611$1,333

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,348
Combined charge for room and board$10,072
Room charge$5,156
Meal charge$4,916

University of Nebraska at Kearney Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General12911
Elementary Education and Teaching11318
Biology & Biological Sciences, General3067
Curriculum and Instruction67
History, General1843
Operations Management and Supervision57
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies52
Art & Art Studies, General1437
Special Education and Teaching, General1139
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other47
Educational Leadership and Administration, General42
Psychology, General38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other37
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services36
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1816
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General1816
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other28
Social Work27
English Language and Literature, General186
General Studies24
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies24
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management18
Agricultural Business and Management, General16
Journalism, Other15
Computer and Information Sciences, General13
Rhetoric and Composition12
Spanish Language and Literature56
Music, General65
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education10
Political Science and Government, General8
Chemistry, General5
Mathematics, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Sociology3
International Relations and Affairs3
Business Teacher Education3
Geography2
Physics, General2
French Language and Literature2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General2
Economics, General1
Philosophy1
Grand Total792456
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%51%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,481
Citations
28,522

Publication count by topic

Psychology
309
Biology
201
Medicine
124
Chemistry
101
Sociology
99
Political science
89
Geography
62
Computer science
61
Business
60
Mathematics
54
History
46
Environmental science
31
Physics
31
Materials science
30
Economics
30
Engineering
28
Art
23
Philosophy
17
Geology
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History922147
Philosophy108091
Sociology11821,384
Economics11932,296
Political science1254568
Psychology12816,985
Business15761,196
Geography1589705
Art173917
Medicine17964,864
Biology22074,436
Geology2269208
Environmental science2612391
Physics2724338
Computer science2906849
Chemistry29521,597
Mathematics3176385
Engineering3849107
Materials science3945203

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990106
1991910
19921522
19931027
19941436
19951741
19962078
19972063
199826125
199932157
200026212
200119270
200219321
200317382
200428526
200534592
200635621
200737773
200844884
200958964
2010521009
2011631306
2012601534
2013701781
2014881878
2015852031
2016911927
2017942024
2018931946
2019992555
2020832624

General info

Alternative namesUNK
University of Nebraska - Kearney
Nebraska - Kearney
Nebraska Kearney
Founded1903
WikipediaUniversity of Nebraska at Kearney
MottoYou Can, at UNK
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-May; May-August)
Total FTE staff799
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2504 9th Avenue
Kearney, Nebraska, 68849-1212
United States
City population31,000
Phone3088658441
Fax+1 (308) 865 8157

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