Tuition & Fees

$6,686

$11,486

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,034
Declined +
Total Received 2,034
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Public

2,913

undergraduate students

518

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Wayne State, founded in 1910, is a public college. Its 128-acre campus is located in Wayne, in northeastern Nebraska, 100 miles from Omaha.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,431
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Wayne, NE

128-acre campus in Wayne (population: 5,543), 45 miles from Sioux City and 100 miles from Omaha. Major airport, bus, and train serve Omaha; smaller airport serves Sioux City.

Wayne State College
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
first day of classes
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Recommended

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,034
Declined +
Total Received 2,034

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kevin Halle
Director of Admissions
P: 800 228-9972
F: 402 375-7204
admit1@wsc.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,800
Room $3,470
Board $3,640
Additional fees $1,886
Books & supplies $1,120
Total $14,916
Average Financial Aid - $9,082
Total with Avg. Aid $5,834

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,082

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,571,389
State $848,950
Institutional $184,460
Other external $0
Total $5,604,799

Non-need-based

Federal $14,832
State
Institutional $1,159,224
Other external $2,336,831
Total $3,510,887

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Human/Sport Physiology
Art
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education Unified
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Geography
Health/Physical Education K-12
History
Human Services Counseling
Industrial Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Life Sciences
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Music
Organizational Management
Political Science
Psychology
School Administration
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communications
Sports Management
Technology
Theatre
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Undergraduate

85%

2,913
students

Female
57%
1,663

Male
43%
1,250

Graduate

15%

518
students

Female
60%
310

Male
40%
208

undergraduateFull-time

89%

2,611
students

Female
57%
1,474

Male
43%
1,137

undergraduatePart-time

11%

302
students

Female
63%
189

Male
37%
113

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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