GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

University of Nebraska-Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

4 (2 each semester)

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING AND OUTGOING STUDENTS

Ann Marie Park

Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
2504 19th Avenue
(308)865-8944 - phone
(308)865-8947 - fax
parkam@unk.edu

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

Yes, admission is processed through two different offices on campus.

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

N/A

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Yes, English proficiency TOEFL 550 graduate catalog.

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

N/A

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

N/A

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

12-15 credits available through the exchange

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

N/A

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

N/A

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate: TOEFL score of 500 PBT, iBT score of 61
IELTS 5.5 and StepEiken (Japan) Grade 2A

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

If English is a non-native language, the above requirements must be satisfied upon application.

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

English Language Institute fees are extra.

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Office of Academic Advising counsels prior to course registration.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Fall: 2nd Friday in May prior to semester of intended study.
Spring: 2nd Friday in October prior to semester of intended study.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Fall: August 24 - December 17, 2015
Spring: January 11 - May 5, 2016

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Fall: December 14 - 17, 2015
Spring: May 2 - 4, 2016

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

No

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Fall: Third week August 
Spring: First week of January

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (US$)

HOUSING

MEALS

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

$500

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

Taxi Cabs - $5 per ride (approximate)

HEALTH INSURANCE

OTHER

N/A

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes

HOUSING OPTIONS

On-campus

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

The on-line housing application is separate from the regular application. Rolling deadline.

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

No

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

Yes, limited on campus.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

N/A

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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