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About UNK

A Neighborhood of Possibilities

You’ll find UNK in the middle of Kearney, Nebraska; a vibrant, progressive and growing community of over 30,000 people and the kind of city that visitors are often tempted to settle down in, for life.

A great quality of life. 

A city that extends UNK’s friendly, supportive, and collaborative way of life beyond its campus walls, Kearney is small, yet continually growing; modern, yet tenacious about preserving its distinctive history and traditions, pioneering heritage, and old-world charm.

It’s a place where a bustling economy co-exists, easily, with the enviable quality of life that results from affordable housing, excellent public schools, medical care and other government services, a multitude of recreational and cultural opportunities, and safe, progressive neighborhoods.

A world of opportunities.

Kearney also offers students a wide variety of opportunitiesranging from internship and employment opportunities, working and studying with hundreds of international students from 49 countries, to recreational activities and facilities of all kinds. And with its unique location in America’s heartland and in the geographical center of the nation, it allows easy access to Denver to the west, and Kansas City and Omaha to the east.

Explore Kearney further or arrange a campus visit to UNK. Learn more about why the city of Kearney and UNK complement each other so well.

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