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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Check whether the University of Nebraska at Kearney is right for you as an international student.

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Kearney, USA
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Study abroad at the University of Nebraska at Kearney

The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is a public institution located in the central region of the US. UNK’s affordable tuition, career-oriented teaching, and excellent employment rates attract students from around the world.

You can choose from a range of undergraduate, pre-professional, and postgraduate programs. Business, education, psychology, and management are amongst the most popular courses offered at UNK.

In recent years, the University has invested over $100 million in campus improvements. UNK’s 515-acre campus is now home to roughly 50 state-of-the-art buildings, including 11 halls of residence, laboratories, lecture theaters, and athletic venues.

UNK students, or ‘lopers’, run over 170 organizations and societies. The University also has a successful sports scene, with five men’s and nine women’s teams competing in NCAA Division II athletics.

Why study at UNK?

  • Student to faculty ratio

    You’ll be sure to get the attention and support you need thanks to a ratio of 19:1 and an average class size of 24

  • Top 10 Midwest University

    UNK has been recognized as one of the best universities in America’s midwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)

  • Affordability

    Average tuition fees of $28,366 make NBK the most affordable university in Nebraska

  • Employability

    92% of UNK graduates secure employment or are in further education within one year

Life as an international student

UNK is proud of its international student body and has dedicated systems and services in place to make sure that everyone feels at home.

The University’s international student office prides itself on supporting students not only with their academic achievements but also with settling into a new culture. Staff are always on hand to offer professional help with travel documents, cultural adjustment, immigration statuses, and much more. They also host a series of orientation activities and events throughout the year.

Through UNK’s unique global loper program, all first-year international students are buddied up with a more senior international student. This scheme will help you to learn the ropes, feel connected, and get the most out of your overseas adventure.

Housing in one of the university’s residence halls is guaranteed for at least your first year of study.

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University of Nebraska at Kearney

2504 9th Ave, Kearney, NE 68849, United States

Kearney is a friendly, bustling town with a vibrant spirit. From trendy coffee shops and food trucks, to big-time concerts and events, you’re going to love it here. For outdoor enthusiasts, grab your gear and hit the hike and bike trails, or visit one of the many parks for fishing, kayaking and more. People are welcoming and you’ll feel right at home.

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Visa requirements for the University of Nebraska at Kearney

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