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Education at University of Nebraska at Kearney

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how UNK ranks in comparison to other schools with education programs.

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Education Degrees Available at UNK

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education

UNK Education Rankings

The bachelor's program at UNK was ranked #76 on College Factual's Best Schools for education list. It is also ranked #3 in Nebraska.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Education 6
Most Focused Colleges for Education 66
Most Popular Colleges for Education 128

Popularity of Education at UNK

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Nebraska at Kearney handed out 147 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #128 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 20% over the previous year when 184 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 236 students received their master’s degree in education from UNK. This makes it the #165 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

Education Student Diversity at UNK

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney.

UNK Education Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 147 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in education from UNK. About 20% were men and 80% were women.

UNK Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 89% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska at Kearney with a bachelor's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 131
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 5

UNK Education Master’s Program

Of the 236 education students who graduated with a master's degree in 2017-2018 from UNK, about 32% were men and 68% were women.

UNK Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 92% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska at Kearney with a master's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Nebraska at Kearney
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 217
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 6

Areas of Concentration for Education

Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 127
Teacher Education Subject Specific 89
Educational Administration 55
Student Counseling 50
Curriculum & Instruction 41
Special Education 39

Related Major Annual Graduates
History 54
Psychology 48
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 46
Social Sciences 33
Communication & Journalism 23

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