Paying for College

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is the state’s most affordable university, and most stu- dents receive financial aid to make UNK an exceptional value. Out-of-state students benefit with the New Nebraskan Scholarship and receive in-state tuition. Many types of financial aid such as scholarships and grants address how to pay for college. Don’t let the cost of college keep you from pursuing your goals – explore options of paying for college.

Types of Financial Aid

UNK Students Receive Top Aid

  • 31% Lessstudent loan debt among UNK Grads than the national average (comparing to data from the College Board)
  • $10,132average need-based award in scholarships and grants to freshmen*
  • 85.5%nearly 9 of 10 freshmen received scholarship and/or grants*
*2022-23 UNK Common Data Set reporting 2021-22 Financial Aid data

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