University of Nebraska at Kearney Rankings by Salary Score

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University of Nebraska at Kearney's Top Rankings

University of Nebraska at Kearney is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for UNK Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Agricultural Business and Management 61 100% 100% $16,500 $45,700 61
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 39 100% 100% Not Reported $45,810 39
Biology, General 67 85% 85% $19,500 $31,310 67
Business Administration, Management and Operations 67 98% 98% $19,000 $46,910 67
Computer and Information Sciences, General 26 93% 93% Not Reported $47,260 26
Criminal Justice and Corrections 55 97% 97% $22,550 $36,440 55
English Language and Literature, General 70 100% 100% $22,250 $32,570 70
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 9 93% 93% $24,000 $28,240 9
Fine and Studio Arts 96 97% 97% $21,500 $35,420 96
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 92 100% 100% $17,750 $36,850 92
History 57 100% 100% $20,000 $32,000 57
Journalism 47 100% 100% $22,560 $32,170 47
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40 97% 97% Not Reported $30,990 40
Music 90 100% 100% Not Reported $36,560 90
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 67 98% 98% $16,050 $34,350 67
Psychology, General 16 98% 98% $21,120 $25,190 16
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 71 95% 95% Not Reported $33,640 71
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 33
Social Work 41 100% 100% $22,500 $31,130 41
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46 100% 100% $22,220 $35,420 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 57 100% 100% $20,810 $37,750 57

Salary Scores for UNK Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 54 98% 98% $35,760 $49,020 54
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22 100% 100% Not Reported $54,040 22
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 12 100% 100% $36,280 $48,270 12
Curriculum and Instruction 37 97% 97% $18,390 $46,920 37
Educational Administration and Supervision 56 100% 100% $17,000 $58,360 56
Fine and Studio Arts 99 100% 100% Not Reported $50,860 99
History 67 96% 96% Not Reported $43,240 67
Music 98 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 98
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 95 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 95
Special Education and Teaching 45 100% 100% $25,580 $49,080 45
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 47 100% 100% $31,270 $44,170 47
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 64 92% 92% Not Reported $49,520 64
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 52 97% 97% $18,920 $50,020 52

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