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2 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2017

The program is not as advertised. The Online Master's in Biology was advertised to me as a working persons degree program. There is a tremendous amount of focus on "busy work", such as discussions, that are run by students and not the professors. There was very little feedback on these discussions and one is always left wondering if the information posted was accurate since the professors did not weigh in or lead the discussions. There were several times when students posted incorrect information or there were competing ideas with no final word on what was accurate. The program is highly based on research, reading papers, busy work, and offered very little practical knowledge or skills. If you did the "busy work" and participated you could get a B in most classes without actually gaining much knowledge or understanding. The information presented was mostly based on regurgitating that information back for a grade without understanding mechanisms or how to apply that knowledge in a practical way. If you are wanting to go into a practical job and not into academics, choose another program.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Education, Other
Graduation Year: 2014

I began attending UNK in 2010. During the four years of my undergraduate study, my experience was incomparable. This institution is extremely welcoming. The campus has a clean, fresh feel to it. I felt very comfortable and very much a part of my program and classes at UNK. The education I received at UNK allowed me to land my dream job and it is something I am grateful for every day. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree from UNK and again, the graduate education I am receiving is invaluable. The Kearney community, along with the university is a wonderful thing to be a part of and I get to do it everyday!

4 out of 5
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2020

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, Social Work program is the best I've seen. It keeps you involved with the community with volunteering and the classes give you a good idea of what your strengths are and what you could possibly wanna do in the future. The professors are very helpful when finding scholarships and just helpful trying to help you figure out the right path for you to go on based on your interest.

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5 out of 5
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Degree: Pre-Medicine
Graduation Year: 2020

UNK is a great college. Coming here, everyone is important and the professors get to know each student. Also, UNK has a great tutoring program open (AND FREE) for everyone. If you take advantage of this and the other services that UNK offers, the college experience here is enhanced.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2018

I am still currently in college and it is my first year here at Kearney. Overall, it's a great school and I like it. It has nice upperclassmen dorms, a good cafeteria, and the classes are great. The professors know you by name and are willing to help. My mistake for the first semester was taking classes that are too hard for me, so my advice is don't be afraid to ask questions about the class so then you can make sure it is in your capability.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2013

I completed my Bachelor's degree from UNK with nothing short of great role models as professors. They were there to help out along the way and assisted with any issues that may have come about. I am currently going back to continue my education. I am working on my Master's degree of Reading PK-12 which is online base through UNK. I have taken many online courses through UNK and I believe that it seems like I am just sitting in the classroom when working on these courses. I would highly recommend UNK for either undergraduate or graduate students who are looking to continue their education! Go Lopers!

4 out of 5
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

UNK has been an excellent school to study Communication Disorders. The professors are super friendly and truly care about students' academic success. I have been privileged to learn from exceptional scholars with incredible real-life experiences. I have participated in research and clubs on campus and could not be more thrilled with the overwhelming support from educators and fellow students. I highly recommend this school to anyone who would like to pursue a career in Communication Disorders.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at UNK as I pursue my degree in communication disorders. My experiences here have challenged me and helped me gain confidence in my degree. My professors have always encouraged me to be the best I can be at all times. I look forward to continuing my education as I continue my journey towards becoming a speech-language pathologist.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Graduation Year: 2009

Getting my bachelor's degree at UNK was an amazing experience. I felt it was the perfect size for someone who wants a college that provides ample opportunities to get real-life experience and still offer small class sizes and one-on-one mentoring from faculty and staff. The stimulating courses, life-long relationships, and engaging extracurricular activities all made my 4 years some of the best of my life. I would highly recommend someone attending UNK. (Graduated 2009 Cum Laude in Psychobiology degree, Was an intramural referee, Chancellors Ambassador, Health Science Club President, and Mortar Board Senior Honors Society)

4 out of 5
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2012

This college was one of the best I could find! I enjoyed the professors and the subject material as well as the location of the campus. Kearney is such a lovely city, and the people whom live there are polite and kind. As far as funding goes, UNK is not expensive by many standards, and it is constantly upgrading its space to provide better access to students both presently and in the future. I would highly recommend this school to any potential student!

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