At a partnership or affiliate school, you take your academic course work at the college or university at which your are enrolled in your major. You receive your commission through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Army ROTC Program.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, initially named Nebraska State Normal School at Kearney, offered its first classes in the summer of 1905. In 1921, the name of the institution was changed to Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney and in 1963, it became Kearney State College. The last change occured fall semester 1991 when Kearney State College became a part of the Nebraska University System as the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Army ROTC has been absent from the UNK campus since 1996 but was reinstituted as a partnership school with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2008.
UNK is committed to providing an outstanding education in a small and personal setting. It is a univeristy that quickly transforms nearly 6,500 students from across the globe into a close-knit, supportive community of friends. UNK offers 170 undergraduate majors, 24 pre-professional programs, and 34 graduate programs.
Doane College is located in Crete, Nebraska (approximately 25 miles from Lincoln, the state's capital) and has branch sites in both Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska. It is the oldest four-year, private liberal arts institution in Nebraska. Founded in 1872 by Thomas Doane, chief civil engineer of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, and the Congregationalists, Doane College's 300-acre residential campus in Crete has an enrollment of approximately 1,015 students, 600 students in Doane's adult education program in Lincoln, and an additional 1,000 students in the college's three graduate programs.
Nebraska Wesleyan University, founded in 1887 by the Nebraska Methodists, is comprised of 1500 students and 300 faculty and staff committed to the values and traditions inherent to a liberal arts education.
Ranked the number one liberal arts college in Nebraska by U.S. News and World Report (2002), Nebraska Wesleyan boasts curricula and programs designed to assist students in gaining and expanding knowledge and skills, in developing their competence in rational thought and communication, in broadening their perspectives on humanity and culture, and in enhancing their spiritual, physical, emotional and aesthetic resources.
Founded in 1894, Concordia University, Nebraska is a Christ-centered learning community for students preparing to be servant leaders in the church and world. Concordia is consistently ranked in the top tiers of Midwest colleges in the Universities-Master's Division of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" edition.
A member of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Seward, Nebraska (population 6,500) and committed to the Christian growth of its students through rigorous academic, spiritual, emotional and physical pursuits.