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Nebraska Wesleyan University

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Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) is a private, coeducational university located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. It was founded in 1887 by Nebraska Methodists. As of 2007, it has 1,600 full-time students and 300 faculty and staff. The school teaches in the tradition of a liberal arts college education. Nebraska Wesleyan was ranked the #1 liberal arts college in Nebraska by U.S. News and World Report in 2002. In 2009, Forbes ranked it 84th of America's Best Colleges. It remains affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,256.00 avg tuition

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Apply online Admissions:
www.nebrwesleyan.edu/undergraduat..
Financial Aid:
www.nebrwesleyan.edu/scholarships..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Nebraska Wesleyan University

Statistics:
Applied 1,459
Admitted 1,196 82%
Enrolled total 360
Full Time: 360
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 22 30
ACT Math 22 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 85%
4-year graduation rate 52%
6-year graduation rate 66%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $24,256.00 $24,256.00 $24,256.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $913.00 $913.00 $913.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,390.00 $6,390.00 $6,390.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $355.00 $355.00 $355.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,672.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,088.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 74%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,271.00

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Organizational Communication, General X
Political Communication X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Nursing Administration X X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Forensic Science and Technology X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Biopsychology X
International/Global Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Nebraska

Name Amount Deadline
Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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