The College of Arts & Sciences is the intellectual foundation of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, offering students a first-rate liberal arts education in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences.

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VIDEO MESSAGE: Chancellor Kristensen update on new leadership, construction, legislative bills

VIDEO MESSAGE: Chancellor Kristensen update on new leadership, construction, legislative bills

Welcome to UNK FYI, a series dedicated to communicating internal news and updates to the campus community. In this installment, Chancellor Kristensen recaps spring commencement and discusses New Student Enrollment, summer camps, construction progress and a STEM building update, the new Celebrate Kearney event, legislative bills, the departure of President Hank Bounds, and promotions and […] Read More...


10 Jul
UNK Sounds in the Summer Marching Band Camp Fine Arts Building and Mantor Hall
21 Jul
UNK All-State Vocal Camp Fine Arts Building & Mantor Hall
20 Sep

About Us

We are the newest college at University of Nebraska at Kearney, combining the colleges of Fine and Performing Arts and Natural and Social Sciences in fall 2018. As a combined college, together we bring even more opportunities for the community, state and region in research, performance and creative activity, and for our students to become creative, analytic thinkers and decision-makers.

Facilities & Venues

Our dedicated faculty and staff are the primary difference makers in Arts & Sciences. But we also know technology and the learning, lab and performance environments are critical to students' learning. Here at UNK we have plenty of places and opportunities for students to explore, invent, perform, and try things on their own or with other students.


Students in the College of Arts and Sciences are fully engaged in hands-on learning activities and creative activities through undergraduate research, performances, and internships. Seventy percent of students participate in some form of experiential learning.