University of Nebraska at Kearney Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UNK. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UNK.

What are your chances at UNK?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UNK or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UNK, 6.11% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Nebraska at Kearney, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UNK?

    UNK requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Recommended of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, UNK also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UNK requires a minimum of 19 credits.

    What are University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UNK transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Nebraska at Kearney transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UNK on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Nebraska at Kearney’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UNK received 570 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 379 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UNK is 66.49%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UNK. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UNK?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UNK or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 379 accepted transfer students, 274 students enrolled - that means the yield was 72.3%.

    UNK accepts 67 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UNK

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    What are the University of Nebraska at Kearney transfer GPA requirements?

    UNK requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UNK requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to UNK?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UNK. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Kearney...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UNK is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UNK then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UNK

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UNK website for more info.
    UNK accepts 66.49% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UNK, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.49 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.63. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UNK students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 430 530 480
    SAT Reading 400 490 445
    2018 Total SAT Score 830 1020 925
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 25 21
    ACT Reading 19 26 22
    2018 Total ACT Score 37 51 44

    University of Nebraska at Kearney’s average SAT score is 925. To be a competitive applicant for University of Nebraska at Kearney your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UNK?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UNK or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to UNK, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to University of Northern Iowa
    Transfering to Pittsburg State University
    Transfering to Bemidji State University
    Transfering to Metropolitan State University
    Transfering to University of Minnesota-Duluth