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Colleges / University of Nebraska at Kearney

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, NE 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Nebraska Kearney

University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public, state university in the town of Kearney, Nebraska. Nebraska Kearney was founded in 1903. The college enrolls around 6,041 students per year, including 4,274 undergraduate students.

Nebraska Kearney Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Nebraska Kearney. The acceptance rate at Nebraska Kearney is 86%. Out of 6,794 applications received in 2022, 5,842 students were offered admission.

University of Nebraska at Kearney Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


Student Life


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University of Nebraska at Kearney is located in Kearney, Nebraska,.

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College Info

2504 9th Avenue Kearney, NE 68849-0001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Nebraska Kearney Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nebraska Kearney is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nebraska Kearney is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Nebraska Kearney SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1200


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1200 and Above


970 to 1200


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Nebraska Kearney students is 1098. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Nebraska Kearney, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Nebraska Kearney.

Nebraska Kearney Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Nebraska Kearney is like? There are approximately 6,041 students enrolled at Nebraska Kearney, including 4,274 undergraduate students and 1,767 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NE and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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