Graduate Studies & Research

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Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions provides prospective students with information on programs, the application process, tuition and more. New students can find information on email, books, degree audits and other resources. Current graduate students, you will find a checklist to progress through your program smoothly.

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Students working together in lab


Research is a strength of UNK's learning environment. Students and faculty in all disciplines are encouraged to participate in independent research and creative activity.

Kenya Taylor

About Us

Welcome from the Dean

In Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, we help students considering graduate education, and those already attending. We oversee research by faculty and our students, and help find and connect collaborators in all areas of research and creative activity.

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Paul Twigg

Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Development is the university’s central office of grant administration. We are a partner to faculty and staff in their pursuit of external funding for research, creative activities, pedagogy, and service. We make the process of applying for funds (both internal and external) simple as possible.

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keyboard online classes


Discover ease of access and excellence in online education with UNK's eCampus. Enjoy the flexibility of learning on your terms, while earning a degree, certification or professional development.

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When I entered graduate school, I realized how well UNK professors prepared me. The education I received from them is easily equal to, if not beyond, the same level of education of my classmates from larger and more prestigious schools.
Rachel Schnoor
Biology Comprehensive / Pre-Optometry