Graduate Studies & Research

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Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions provides prospective students with information on programs, the application process, tuition and more. New students can find information on email, books, degree audits and other resources. Current graduate students, you will find a checklist to progress through your program smoothly.

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Research

Research is a strength of UNK's learning environment. Students and faculty in all disciplines are encouraged to participate in independent research and creative activity.

Kenya Taylor

About Us

Welcome from the Dean

In Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, we help students considering graduate education, and those already attending. We oversee research by faculty and our students, and help find and connect collaborators in all areas of research and creative activity.

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Paul Twigg

Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Development is the university’s central office of grant administration. We are a partner to faculty and staff in their pursuit of external funding for research, creative activities, pedagogy, and service. We make the process of applying for funds (both internal and external) simple as possible.

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eCampus

Discover ease of access and excellence in online education with UNK's eCampus. Enjoy the flexibility of learning on your terms, while earning a degree, certification or professional development.

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I received individual time from a mentor doing undergraduate research, and feel the professor I started working with did his best to reinforce what I learned in the classroom.
Joshua Beck
Physics/Mathematics