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University of Nebraska at Kearney Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,980 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,402 tuition
$10,208 on campus room & board
$928 books and supplies
$1,442 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$23,404 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,862 tuition
$10,208 on campus room & board
$928 books and supplies
$1,406 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,718 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,232 avg)
21% get state aid ($2,504 avg)
70% get institn'l aid ($3,718 avg)
53% get loans ($5,878 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,609 84%
Federal Grant Aid $4,232 37%
Pell Grants $4,135 37%
Other Federal Grants $1,517 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,718 70%
State Grant Aid $2,504 21%
Student Loans $5,878 53%
Federal Loans $5,517 52%
Other Loans $7,900 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- y
- y
$3,000 Y
$2,000 Y Y N
$1,000 - $2,500 Y
$2,000 Y
$500 - $1,000 R
- y
$750 - $1,500
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $182
Out of State $396


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Student
  • I am a current student here

    I have a full tuition waiver and I don't even live in the state.

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  • Alyssa from Arcadia, NE
  • I am a current student here

    UNK is actually quite affordable. They try to keep prices down and are very generous with scholarships. They also have scholarships for continuing students that are often based on your major.

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  • 4
  • Brady from Kearney, NE
  • I am a current student here

    For the first two or three weeks they have what we call a blue and gold week where new people from out-of-state and incoming freshmen get to see what Kearney is like and make new friends and get settled down in their new home.

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  • 3
  • Gabriela from Johnson, KS
  • I am a current student here

    It's a little pricey but what you learn is defiantly in depth and if you put the work into it you'll learn a lot from professors that engage their students.

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