University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,270
2022 Average Net Price
$16,564
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
86%
6,794 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,041
65.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.6%
452 Graduates

About

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is a higher education institution located in Buffalo County, NE. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) were General Business Administration & Management (132 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (97 degrees), and General Studies (62 degrees).

In 2022, 1,385 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215). 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,108 degrees), 7.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is $6,270, which is $−17,726 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is $6,270, which is $−17,726 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,564.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,270
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was $6,270. The cost of tuition at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is $−17,726 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,564
2022 Value
0.797%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,564. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) grew by 0.797%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,080
Room and Board
$712
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was of $11,080 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.82% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $712. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 14.1% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) received 6,794 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.8% annual growth. Out of those 6,794 applicants, 5,842 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86% acceptance rate.

There were 6,041 students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in 2022. 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) has an overall enrollment yield of 14.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,842
Accepted Out of 6,794

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was 86% (5,842 admissions from 6,794 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.8%, while admissions grew by 6.45%..

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage (2022)
37
Scores Submitted (2022)

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) had a total enrollment of 6,041 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is 3,937 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,104. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215), both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.7% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Two or More Races, 1.99% Black or African American, 0.894% Asian, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.8%), followed by White Male (25.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.1%), followed by White Male (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,041 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is 3,937 and the part-time enrollment is 2,104. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,633 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    737 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    172 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is 76.7% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Two or More Races, 1.99% Black or African American, 0.894% Asian, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 40 students (0.662%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 391 more women than men received degrees from University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is white (1,108 degrees awarded). There were 7.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is General Business Administration & Management (132 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (97 degrees) and General Studies (62 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (441 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,704,658 people), Secondary school teachers (570,726 people), Education administrators (311,704 people), Postsecondary teachers (217,911 people), and Other managers (206,348 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in 2022 are Education (441 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Education (441 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,073,088 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (460,011 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (221,144 people), Legal services (172,159 people), and Computer Systems Design (147,100 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Education (441 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 132 degrees awarded
  2. 97 degrees awarded
  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was General Business Administration & Management with 132 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

497
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
888
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 497 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215), which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (888).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.01 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 10.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% of students graduating from University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.442% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,108 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is white (1,108 degrees awarded). There were 7.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

0.505% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    729 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    379 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) is white female (729 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (379 degrees).

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Operations

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) has an endowment valued at nearly $68.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 830k (1.22%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) had a total salary expenditure of 127M. University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) employs 108 Professors, 85 Associate professors and 64 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are Male Professor (56), Female Professor (52), and Male Associate professor (49).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) are: Management, with 85 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 83 employees, and Service with 68 employees.

Endowment

$68.2M
2022 Endowment
11.2%
decline from 2021

University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) has an endowment valued at about $68.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) declined 11.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.14M - Federal
  2. $1.85M - State
  3. $22.7k - Local

As of 2022, University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) received $4.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.85M from state grants and contracts, and $22.7k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$52.1M
2022 Salaries
2.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) paid a median of $52.1M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($127M) and a 2.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23M
Instructional Salaries
315
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) paid a total of $23M to 315 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
108 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
85 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) were Professor with 108 employees, Associate professor with 85 employees, and Assistant professor with 64 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) were Management with 85 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees, and Service with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Nebraska at Kearney (181215) was Male Professor with 56 employees, Female Professor with 52 employees, and Male Associate professor with 49 employees.

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