Graduate Programs Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Kearney, Nebraska. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,352 for Nebraska residents and $14,792 for other students in average.

It offers twenty graduate programs: 17 Master's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Nebraska at Kearney
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address2504 9th Avenue, Kearney, NE
Graduate School Students1,843 students
1,621 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,352
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 20 Graduate Programs
17 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,352 and $14,792 for non-Nebraska residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $252 for Nebraska residents and $554 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$252$554
Books & Supplies$700
Room & Board$10,776 (On-Campus) / $10,776 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,640 (On-Campus) / $4,640 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,468$30,908
Off-Campus Total$23,468$30,908
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Nebraska at Kearney offers Masters, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 20 major areas - 16 Master's (14 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(2 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.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
English Language And Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,327 students enrolled in University of Nebraska at Kearney including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,843 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 570 male and 1,273 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 271 full-time and 1,572 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,621 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 167 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students570
Women Students1,273
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students271
Part-time Students1,572
By race/ethnicity 1,623 White, 31 Black, and 23 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 races28
7 students are younger than 22 and 410 students are older than 65. The school has 839 students aged between 22 and 30 and 587 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under7
40 & Over410
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, 1,621 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 167 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,843
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,621
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses167
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses55
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,621
Nebraska Resident1,158
Other State In U.S.441
Outside of U.S.22

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