Nebraska Wesleyan University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5000 St. Paul Avenue

Lincoln, NE 68504

(402) 465-2218

(800) 541-3818

Fax: (402) 465-2177



Contact: David Duzik

Director of Admissions
Main Address

5000 St. Paul Avenue

Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

(402) 466-2371

www.nebrwesleyan.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,870

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 383

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,817

Graduate enrollment: 216

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 83%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Gender studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Political Communications B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B
Business-sociology B
Global Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies C

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (402) 466-2371
Website: www.nebrwesleyan.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.nebrwesleyan.edu/admissions/application-admission
Address: 5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,044
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,476 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,564
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,564
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,867

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 341
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Education 91
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 322
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 6526

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Nebraska Wesleyan University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,564
Out-of-state $35,564
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,093
Out-of-state $5,093

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 487 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 487 100% $22,867
Student loan aid 345 71% $7,845

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,710 92% $20,190
Federal student loans 1,226 66% $6,607

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Nebraska Wesleyan University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Nebraska Wesleyan University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,405 1,014 1,391
Percent admitted 100% 65% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 22% 19%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Nebraska Wesleyan University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,044
Undergraduate enrollment 1,842
Graduate enrollment 202

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Nebraska Wesleyan University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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