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 | 08/21-12/15 Spring | 01/22-05/17
University of Nebraska at Kearney
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”.
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 4 ½ hour drive to Denver to the west, 5-hour drive to Kansas City to the southeast and 2 ½ hours to Omaha to the east.
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Closed Programs NursingNotable 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.
Accounting, Agricultural Business, Art, Art Education, Art History, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Athletic Training, Aviation Studies, Biochemistry, Biology/Life Science, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Management, Chemistry, Coaching, Communication, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Construction Management, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, English, Exercise Science, Family Studies, Finance/Banking, French, Geography, German, Health Education, History, Industrial Management, Interior Design, International Business, International Studies, Journalism, Junior High/Middle School Education, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Merchandising and Buying Operations, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Organizational Communications, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, Recreation Management, Respiratory Therapy, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Sports and Leisure Studies, Sports Management/Administration, Studio Art, Supply Chain Management, Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Theater Arts/Drama/Acting, Visual Arts, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management, Women and Gender Studies
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.