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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Kearney
Population | 34,000
Enrollment | 6,017
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A

Term Dates
Fall | 08/26-12/20
Spring | 01/27-05/16

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, NE

UNK is #8 in Top Public Universities in the Midwest - U.S. News & World Report.
UNK competes Division II in the NCAA - home of the Lopers (Antelopes).
UNK's invested millions renovating/expanding every academic building/res hall.

About This Campus

The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is a public, residential university committed to be one of the nation’s premier undergraduate institutions with excellent education, scholarship, and public service. UNK’s vision is to achieve national distinction for a high quality, multidimensional learning environment, engagement with community and public interests, and preparation of students to lead responsible and productive lives in a democratic, multicultural society. 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. It is a university that quickly transforms nearly 6,017 students from across the globe into a close-knit, supportive community of friends. It is a place they will forever call “home”.

Location Information

UNK is in Kearney, Nebraska, which is halfway between Boston and San Francisco - a vibrant, progressive, and growing community of over 34,000 people. Kearney often makes national “top places to live” listings for numerous reasons, but it all comes down to this: Kearney offers a great quality of life. Kearney is a 5 hour drive to Denver to the west, a 5 hour drive to Kansas City to the southeast and 3 hours to Omaha to the east.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
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  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs

Notable Academic Programs

  • Industrial Distribution - UNK’s Industrial Distribution degree program prepares students for careers in technical sales and for future business leadership roles. Course offerings provide students with professional, technical, business, communication, and leadership competencies.
  • Supply and Logistics Management - UNK responded to marketplace demand by developing an Emphasis area in Supply Chain Management and a Supply Chain Management Minor. SCM recruiters are looking for individuals with specific knowledge, even for entry level positions. Careers in the field include industrial buyers, logistics analysts, production planners, transportation managers, warehouse managers and many more. SCM is listed as one of the 20 hot job tracks for the 21st century.
  • Educational Studies - UNK's teacher education department has been the backbone of the educational system since its beginning as Nebraska State Normal School in 1905. Many of our Nebraska teachers, coaches, principals and superintendents have education credentials from UNK. This 112-year history educating Nebraska's educators brings an unmatched reputation and legacy that our graduates take with them to their schools and throughout their careers.

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

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GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will NOT accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/24/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $4134.75.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $45 Year Host Mandatory
Housing Deposit $50 Year Host Mandatory
Activity Fee $15 Semester Host Mandatory
Recreation Fee $63 Semester Host Mandatory
Health Service Fee $138 Semester Host Mandatory
Library Fee $8.25 Credit Hour Host Mandatory
ID Card $4 Semester Host Mandatory
Technology Fee $11.00 Credit Hour Host Mandatory
Parking Fee $100 Year Host Mandatory
Orientation Fee $60 Year Host Mandatory
Student Union Fee $55 Semester Host Mandatory
Student Events Fee $107 Semester Host Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/24/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $740
  • Proximity to campus: close
Meal Plans Notes About Meal Plans
The All Access Meal Plans will provide the students unrestricted access to The Graze. Visit the dining hall as often as you want until meals are exhausted. If you want, you can enjoy the made-from-scratch cooking in the dining hall with the convenience of take-out with the To Go program. The All Access Meal Plans include 580, 460 or 340 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.


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/24/24


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