Graduate Programs Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney is a four-years, public school located in Kearney, Nebraska. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,542 for Nebraska residents and $14,982 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-two graduate programs: 17 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 473 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Nebraska at Kearney
Typefour-years, public
Address2504 9th Avenue, Kearney, NE
Graduate School Students1,840 students
1,629 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,542
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 22 Graduate Programs
17 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Nebraska at Kearney with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Nebraska residents, the tuition & fees are $7,542 and $14,982 for non-Nebraska residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $259 for Nebraska residents and $569 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$259$569
Books & Supplies$712
Room & Board$11,080 (On-Campus) / $11,080 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,522 (On-Campus) / $4,522 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,856$31,296
Off-Campus Total$23,856$31,296
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Nebraska at Kearney offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 22 major areas - 16 Master's (9 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,225 students enrolled in University of Nebraska at Kearney including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,840 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 532 male and 1,308 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 298 full-time and 1,542 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,629 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 164 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students532
Women Students1,308
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students298
Part-time Students1,542
By race/ethnicity 1,594 White, 30 Black, and 20 Asian students are attending at University of Nebraska at Kearney. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races41
10 students are younger than 22 and 428 students are older than 65. The school has 853 students aged between 22 and 30 and 549 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under10
40 & Over428
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1,629 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 164 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,840
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,629
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses164
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses47
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,629
Nebraska Resident1,156
Other State In U.S.454
Outside of U.S.19

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