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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Department of Counseling and School Psychology

Kearney, NE

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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney / Department of Counseling and School Psychology is located in Kearney, NE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Student affairs
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) School counseling Elementary
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) School counseling Secondary

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Other Advanced Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
43
Accepted
37
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, recommendations, resume, interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Personal statement, recommendations, resume, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

171
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.02%
Black or African American 1.17%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.92%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural counseling and diversity issues, team decision-making, adult development, women's issues, brief therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE  68849-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Grace Mims
Chair, Counseling and School Psychology
Email: mimsga@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8508