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/undergraduate-admissions/apply/application-admission
Address:5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,059
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):68%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,675 (81% 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:$31,394
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,394
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,378

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Nebraska Wesleyan University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services341
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Education91
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs322
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts8
Grand total6516

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,394
Out-of-state$31,394
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,814
Out-of-state$4,814

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid439100%
Grant or scholarship aid439100%$18,378
Student loan aid29567%$6,954

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,53685%$15,904
Federal student loans1,13963%$6,936

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,803811992
Percent admitted100%69%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%26%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,059
Undergraduate enrollment1,816
Graduate enrollment243

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate 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

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