University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public, state school in an small town setting in Kearney, Nebraska. Nebraska Kearney was founded in 1903 and now enrolls around 6,225 students a year, including 4,385 undergrads.
There are 13 Nebraska Kearney undergrads for each full-time professor.
|2021 Nebraska Kearney Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||88%|
|Mean ACT score||23|
|Mean SAT score||1098|
Nebraska Kearney's regular decision application deadline is August 1. All regular decision applicants will be notified by September 1.
University of Nebraska at Kearney does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Nebraska Kearney. Around 88% of applicants get into Nebraska Kearney each year. Out of 5,359 applications received in 2021, 4,738 students were offered admission.
Nebraska Kearney reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Nebraska Kearney is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Nebraska Kearney, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Other Requirements||√||rank in upper 50% of high school class|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Nebraska Kearney is 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Nebraska Kearney is 1098. The mean ACT score for Nebraska Kearney students is 23.
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Nebraska Kearney does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 4% submitted the SAT. 90% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Nebraska Kearney provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.
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Nebraska Kearney meets 65.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,645 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Nebraska Kearney, around 81% return for their sophomore year.
The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $20,209 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Nebraska Kearney is located in the small town setting of Kearney, Nebraska.
If you want to see Nebraska Kearney for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Kearney, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Kearney Regional.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Nebraska Kearney and Kearney are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
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.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Nebraska Kearney is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Nebraska Kearney. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1110 and Above
970 to 1110
970 and Less
The median SAT score for Nebraska Kearney students is 1098. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Nebraska Kearney, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1110 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.
Wondering what life at Nebraska Kearney is like? There are approximately 6,225 students enrolled at Nebraska Kearney, including 4,385 undergraduate students and 1,840 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from NE and 8% percent of students are from other states.
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