University of Nebraska at KearneySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Kearney, Nebraska Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,752

Avg in-state tuition

$13,854

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Nebraska at Kearney

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Kearney, Nebraska. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,279, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 38 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,752, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,854.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

85% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 85%

Retention Rate 77%

Graduation Rate 56%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1168

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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63%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

78%

Hispanic

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Black

2%

Two or more races

2%

Unknown

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

41% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

22%

Institution Grant Aid

73%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,392
State Grant Aid $2,433
Institution Grant Aid $5,178
Pell Grant Aid $4,133
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.