NEW STUDENT REQUIREMENTS
A new first-time student at UNK must apply for admission and complete
admissions forms. An on-line application is available at
www.unk.edu/apply for admission. Undergraduate students and graduate
students pay a $45.00 application fee. This fee is nonrefundable and is
not applied to tuition and other fees. Undergraduate applications and
the application fee should be deposited at least one month prior to the
beginning of the student's first semester at UNK. Graduate Students
should submit the application and fee according to the deadlines stated
below. International students must complete the required application and
pay the appropriate application fee at least 4 months prior to
EXCEPTION: SUMMER SESSIONS
For the convenience of new undergraduate
students attending a Summer Session, UNK has an Open Admissions policy
which does not require a student to meet full admission criteria. However,
prior to their next registration (for Fall or Spring Semester), these
students must apply for official admission to UNK through the Office of
Admissions, Memorial Student Affairs Building.
students at UNK apply for admission at www.unk.edu/apply.
Students who do
not wish to pursue a degree at UNK may be admitted as Non-Degree
Students (or Visiting Students). Such classifications are exempt from
meeting complete admission standards. Non-Degree students are NOT
eligible for financial aid.
Students who hold bachelor's degrees or
above apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Studies &
Research, prior to registration for either graduate or undergraduate
level courses. Students who are seeking a second bachelor's degree apply through undergraduate admissions. Students may apply online at www.unk.edu/apply.
Non-degree students need to complete an application and submit the
application fee along with official undergraduate transcripts. In
addition to the application and fee, students seeking an advanced degree
must submit official copies of all the transcripts and complete
departmental admission requirements. Specific department admission
requirements are outlined in detail in the graduate catalog, available on
line at http://aaunk.unk.edu/gradcatalogs/current/. Deadline for graduate admission applications are: Fall deadline, September 15; Spring deadline, February 1; and Summer deadline, June 15. It is important for students to review application deadlines for specific programs within the graduate catalog or by contacting the individual department.
Qualified students from other countries
and cultures who can bring to the University of Nebraska at Kearney
direct contact with the heritage of their peoples and nations are
welcome to apply for admission. Inquiries concerning international
student admission may be directed to the Office of International
Admissions, University of Nebraska at Kearney at (308) 865-8953.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney encourages high school students whose maturity, achievement, aptitude and goals warrant special consideration to seek early admission. Acceptance is contingent upon a recommendation from a high school official. Early admission students are limited to enrolling for a maximum of six hours per semester and a total accumulation of 16 hours prior to completion of high school requirements.
TRANSFER STUDENT REQUIREMENTS
Students attending another institution of
collegiate rank, in which they attempted 12 hours or more following
graduation from high school, are considered transfer applicants. A
complete application must be submitted before any decision will be made
concerning the acceptability of the applicant, or the evaluation of
READMISSION OF FORMER STUDENTS
Students who have not enrolled at UNK within the last two years must complete an application for readmission. There is no readmission fee. Students who attended in the last two years are a part of the current data base and need NOT apply for readmission.
Graduate Students who have not enrolled within the last two years as well as those seeking admission to second degree program, must reapply for admission and pay a $45.00 admission fee. Admission application deadlines for degree seeking students are Fall deadline, June 15; Spring deadline, October 15; and Summer deadline, March 15. It is important for students to review application deadlines for specific programs within the graduate catalog or by contacting the individual department.
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