University of Nebraska-Kearney Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Kearney, NE, University of Nebraska-Kearney is one of the best universities in the state of Nebraska. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Nebraska-Kearney in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Nebraska-Kearney.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Nebraska-Kearney is often abbreviated as UNK.

905 W. 25th Street Kearney, NE 68849
Phone: (308) 865-8526
Web site:

Rankings: University of Nebraska–Kearney

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 62
Score: 41
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 39
Average freshman retention rate: 80.5%
6-year graduation rate: 56.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 65
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 39.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 90.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 66
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 17%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 38%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 80.2%
Financial resources rank: 99
Alumni giving rank: 100
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.1%

University of Nebraska-Kearney History

Essential Facts: University of Nebraska–Kearney

Ranking: #44 Regional University Midwest (2012)
Acceptance rate: 94.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $5,940 / out-of-state $12,930 (2019)
Undergraduates: 4,484 (2019)
Enrollment: 6,327 (2019)
School colors: Blue · Gold

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 35%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 4%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 5%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station