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Colleges / University of Nebraska at Kearney

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kearney, NE 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

Nebraska Kearney Academics

University of Nebraska at Kearney requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Nebraska Kearney, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Nebraska Kearney accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Nebraska Kearney has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 58% of students who start college at Nebraska Kearney finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Nebraska Kearney offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted Unknown
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Nebraska Kearney may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Nebraska Kearney?

Nebraska Kearney has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Nebraska Kearney directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Nebraska Kearney

When choosing a major, Nebraska Kearney students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Nebraska Kearney.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Nebraska Kearney does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Nebraska Kearney

Nebraska Kearney offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Nebraska at Kearney

Does Nebraska Kearney Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Nebraska Kearney offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Nebraska Kearney Offer Online Classes?

✅ Nebraska Kearney has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Nebraska Kearney Offer Credit for AP Classes?

🟨 Nebraska Kearney may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does Nebraska Kearney Have An Honors Program?

✅ Nebraska Kearney offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Nebraska Kearney Require Internships?

🟨 Nebraska Kearney does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About University of Nebraska at Kearney

University of Nebraska at Kearney Library

The main library on campus is the Calvin T. Ryan Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Nebraska Kearney

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Nebraska Kearney offers these dual degree programs:

•Athletic Training


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Nebraska Kearney have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Nebraska Kearney has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Nebraska Kearney include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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Nebraska Kearney Majors & Subject Areas

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