FAST FACTS
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Location:Kearney
Setting:Rural
Population:31,000
Enrollment:7,052
On Campus:40%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/25-12/18
  • Spring 01/12-05/07

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,293

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,434

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
80%Caucasian
3%African American
6%Hispanic
1%Asian American
1%Native American
9%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


The public, residential University of Nebraska at Kearney is an affordable, student-centered regional hub of intellectual, cultural and artistic excellence that has been a prominent part of Nebraska's higher education landscape for more than a century. As one of four campuses of the University of Nebraska, UNK offers access to all the opportunities and choices of a major public university. UNK also offers a wide range of academic programs that lead to exciting careers, nationally-renowned faculty, a rich and diverse campus life and a home away from home. But what truly distinguishes UNK is its commitment to providing an outstanding education in a small and personal setting. It is a university that quickly transforms nearly 7,100 students from across the globe into a close-knit, supportive community of friends. It is a place they will forever call “home”.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aviation Studies

Agriculture: Agricultural Business

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Interior Design, Studio Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Communication, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Multimedia, Organizational Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Telecommunications, Visual Design/Web Media, Writing/Editing

Computer Science: System Administration

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Business and Marketing Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Health Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Theatre Education

English: Creative Writing, English, Writing

Environmental Studies: Wildlife Management

Foreign Language: French, German, Spanish

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Spatial Geographic Information Science

Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Science, Medical Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism and Travel

Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Distribution, Industrial Technology

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Astrophysics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Leisure Studies, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation, Sports Administration

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Technology: Construction Technology, Industrial Technology

Notable Academic Programs
Industrial Distribution, Supply and Logistics Management, Educational Studies

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 9/10/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,293.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/10/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $45 Year Plan A Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $50 Year Plan A Mandatory
Activity Fee: $14 Year Plan A Mandatory
Athletic Fee: $1 Credit Hour Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $80 Year Plan A Mandatory
Library Fee: $4 Credit Hour Plan A Mandatory
ID Card: $4 Year Plan A Mandatory
Technology Fee: $10 Credit Hour Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $100 Year Plan A Mandatory
Orientation Fee: $45 Year Plan A Mandatory
Newspaper Fee: $3 Year Plan A Mandatory
Misc Fee: $248 Year Plan A Mandatory

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
Use FAFSA CODE: 002551

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 9/10/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $2,271
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: close
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2163 per semester for 20 meals per week.
  • $2121 per semester for 15 meals per week.
  • $2016 per semester for 10 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
The All Access Meal Plans will provide the students unrestricted access to The Market@27th and Louie’s Diner. This includes multiple visits throughout the day for meals, snacks or even just to sit with friends. The All Access Meal Plans have no meal periods nor does it limit the number of meals per week. The All Access Meal Plans include $200, $160 or $60 in Dining Points. Dining Points are purchased in conjunction with meal plans and are accepted like cash in all campus dining locations. Dining Points are a “declining balance account” that works on the same principle as a debit card.



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.