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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Department of History

Kearney, NE

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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney / Department of History is located in Kearney, NE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
25
Accepted
17
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 Letters of recommendation, writing sample, letter of interest

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 Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

138
Total Graduate Students
94%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American 0.72%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.72%
Asian 0.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.72%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 5.07%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Military history, labor history/labor and the law, state formation and nationalism, American intellectual history, Civil War and Reconstruction, South Asia, Africa, Medieval England, American West, Plains Indians, Soviet Union, cemeteries, gender, history of Christian mission
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE  68849-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Vernon Volpe
Chair
Email: volpev@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8773