University of Nebraska at Kearney Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney ranks better than 56% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney ranks better than 73% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of Nebraska at Kearney's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at University of Nebraska at Kearney

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Nebraska at Kearney's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Nebraska at Kearney to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for UNK Bachelor's Degrees

UNK ranks higher than 56% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Agricultural Business and Management 61% $16,500 $45,696 61%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 39% Not Reported $45,808 39%
Biology, General 67% $19,500 $31,314 67%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 67% $19,000 $46,912 67%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 26% Not Reported $47,260 26%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 55% $22,549 $36,437 55%
English Language and Literature, General 70% $22,250 $32,569 70%
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 9% $24,000 $28,236 9%
Fine and Studio Arts 96% $21,500 $35,416 96%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 92% $17,750 $36,848 92%
History 57% $20,000 $31,996 57%
Journalism 47% $22,558 $32,174 47%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40% Not Reported $30,988 40%
Music 90% Not Reported $36,560 90%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 67% $16,050 $34,348 67%
Psychology, General 16% $21,117 $25,194 16%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 71% Not Reported $33,637 71%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33% Not Reported $29,685 33%
Social Work 41% $22,500 $31,133 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46% $22,218 $35,416 46%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 57% $20,812 $37,748 57%

Salary Scores for UNK Master's Degrees

UNK ranks higher than 54% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 54% $35,759 $49,019 54%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22% Not Reported $54,035 22%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 12% $36,281 $48,265 12%
Curriculum and Instruction 37% $18,392 $46,924 37%
Educational Administration and Supervision 56% $17,000 $58,360 56%
Fine and Studio Arts 99% Not Reported $50,856 99%
History 67% Not Reported $43,240 67%
Music 98% Not Reported $55,964 98%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 95% Not Reported $57,318 95%
Special Education and Teaching 45% $25,576 $49,084 45%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 47% $31,272 $44,170 47%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 64% Not Reported $49,520 64%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 52% $18,917 $50,022 52%

University of Nebraska at Kearney Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Megan Hunke 3/31/2019

The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is a great undergraduate program. The instructors are good at their jobs and actually care about their students. There are numerous opportunities for students to participate in research in any subject. All different kinds of intramural sports and student organizations. The college of science is well organized with very passionate professors. The science building is relatively new and constantly updated. There is a new computer science building being built, new dorms,... Read More

Emily Blanchard 6/12/2018

UNK is an excellent school for the biological and physical sciences. My experience there was excellent, with small class sizes at the upper level classes, good instructor availability, and helpful advisors. Since my academic time spent on campus, I know major renovations have been made to most of the science buildings, which minimize my only complaint: old facilities. There are a really good selection of classes, the teachers are genuinely invested in their students, and research is supported and nurtured.... Read More