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UNK is committed to providing an outstanding education in a small and personal setting. We are a university that quickly transforms nearly 7,000 students from across the globe into a close-knit, supportive community of friends; it is a place you will forever call "home".

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public, residential university that is committed to be one of the nation's premier undergraduate institutions with excellent graduate education, scholarship, and public service. The University of Nebraska at Kearney will achieve national distinction for a high quality, multidimensional learning environment, engagement with community and public interests, and preparation of students to lead responsible and productive lives in a democratic, multicultural society.

Living in the Lopers Community

For a small friendly town, Kearney is big on exciting things to do. With more than 150 different student clubs to explore, you may not choose to step outside our campus walls very often. But when you do, you’ll discover a whole new world of opportunities waiting for you.

UNK's 235-acre campus is located in a residential area of Kearney, home to over 30,000 residents. Approximately 35% of students live on campus in traditional, suite-style, or Greek housing. Students find an abundance of leisure time options, including NCAA Division II athletics as well as excellent music and theatre productions. Students at UNK are active, fun-loving, and always looking for new ways to have fun together both on and off campus. In Kearney, they take advantage of a wide range of outdoor activities and sporting events provided by our scenic location and community spirit.