United States, Nebraska

To be a part of the most welcoming and friendly community of Kearney is enthralling. The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is a public university that was founded in 1905. The journey of the institute from an ordinary school to the leading university of the State is remarkable. UNK is a part of the University of Nebraska system and has its accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The vision of the university is to become a leading and internationally recognized institution for its top-notch academic services and top-quality education. To do so the university hires highly professional and well-experienced faculties. Moreover, the student to faculty ratio is 19:1, which provides an interactive learning atmosphere in the classroom. Besides these, the university offers nearly 170 professional majors in undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional domains. Not only had this, but the university is also known for its research work and scholarly articles published in various academic conferences. To have a positive academic impact on the career, the UNK should the first choice.

Campus Life

UNK has 515 acres of the main campus, which comprised all the necessary facilities required to experience enormous campus life. The university has more than 48 buildings, which includes high-tech laboratories and classrooms, the latest technology equipped academic buildings, a library, the health and sports center, foster field, the Nebraskan Student Union, and many such others. It also encompasses the Antelope or the Nester complex of residence halls where students can experience apartment style living and can get access to the necessary amenities. Furthermore, the students can get themselves engage with several students’ clubs and organizations, recreational activities, can have coffee at various cafes, play sports for the university’s sports team, and many such things to do on the campus itself. Social and professional life at the campus is worth experiencing.

Noted Alumni

Learning is a never-ending process; believing this, the university constantly tries to remain in touch with their alumni. As of now UNK has serve more than 40,000 active alumni. The university publishes their own magazine which contains latest information about the campus news and various articles on latest technology. Some of the notable alumni of UNK include: Justin Louis Chamberlain - an American former professional baseball relief pitcher; Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev - a Bulgarian American amateur freestyle wrestler; Gary Dop - an American poet; Mary Margaret Helgenberger - an American actress; Mahabir Pun – pioneer of the Nepal Wireless Networking Project; and Larry L. Peterson - a noted American computer scientist.