University of Nebraska Kearney

Why Choose UNK?

A University Degree

Receive the same University of Nebraska degree online as you would as an on-campus student. Diplomas and transcripts for online students are identical to those of on-campus students.

Accredited Programs

UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Click here.

A Top 10 University

For the third consecutive year, UNK has been ranked a Top 10 Public Midwest Regional University by "U.S. News & World Report." Click here.


UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For a list of rates, click here.

Nationally Ranked

UNK's College of Education online graduate programs are ranked eighth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report out of 143 institutions. Click Here.

Choose from over 30 Online Programs

UNK offers over 30 online programs and over 200+ online courses. For information on the programs, click here.

Full-time Faculty

The majority of the instruction is taught by credentialed full-time faculty with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching.

Small Class Sizes

UNK offers small classes averaging 25-30 students, allowing for one-on-one interactions with faculty.

Excellent Student Support Services

To help students succeed in online courses, a variety of support services are available. These include an online Student Orientation, set of video tutorials, 24/7 Help Desk, discounted hardware and software, 24/7 library services, and more.

Personal Attention

What truly distinguishes UNK is its commitment to providing an outstanding education in a small and personal setting. It is a University that quickly transforms nearly 7,100 students from across the globe into a close-knit, supportive community of friends.