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 Higher Learning Commission and by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. View the List of Accredited Programs.


UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. View a list of rates.

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. View the full report.

Choose from over 30 Online Programs

UNK offers over 30 online programs and over 200+ online courses. View more information on these programs and courses.

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.