• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Nebraska - Kearney

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):

    N/A

    General University Website:

    http://www.unk.edu

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    http://www.unk.edu/international/

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Ann Marie Park, Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
    2504 19th Avenue
    (308)865-8944 - phone
    (308)865-8947 - fax
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    https://admit.nebraska.edu/applyUNK/login.action 

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Yes, admission is processed through two different offices on campus.

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    add info here

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes, (http://www.unk.edu/academics/gradstudies/Graduate_Studies___Research)

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    N/A

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes, English proficiency TOEFL 550 graduate catalog.

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    N/A

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    name, title, full address, phone, fax, email:

    None

    Websites for course offerings

    http://aaunk.unk.edu/catalogs/current/index/prog.asp

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    12-15 credits available through the exchange

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    N/A

    Language Requirements

    UG: TOEFL score of 500 PBT, iBT score of 61
    IELTS 5.5 and StepEiken (Japan) Grade 2A

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    If English is a non-native language, the above requirements must be satisfied upon application

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    English Language Institute fees are extra

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Office of Academic Advising counsels prior to course registration

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Fall: 2nd Friday in May prior to semester of intended study
    Spring: 2nd Friday in October prior to semester of intended study

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Fall: August 24 - December 17, 2015
    Spring: January 11 - May 5, 2016

    Examination period(s)

    Fall: December 14 - 17, 2015
    Spring: May 2 - 4, 2016

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    No

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Fall: Third week August 
    Spring: First week of January

    Course registration deadline

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/registrar/academic_policies_handbook/Change_of_Schedule_Drop_Add.php

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/reslife/room_and_board­_rates.php

    Meals

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/reslife/room_and_board­_rates.php

    Books

    $500

    Local Transportation

    Taxi Cabs - $5 per ride (approximate)

    Health Insurance

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/counseling_healthcare/health-care/insurance-information%20.php

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    N/A

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/01/14

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes

    Housing options

    On-campus

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    http://www.unk.edu/reslife/
    Ms. Sandra Heiden (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    The on-line housing application is separate from the regular application. Rolling deadline

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/counseling_healthcare/

    Are internships available?

    No

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes, limited on campus

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/01/14