Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$36,854

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
490
75th
610
25th
500
75th
29
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,693
Declined 742
Total Received 2,435
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Private

4,184

undergraduate students

246

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Nebraska Wesleyan University, founded in 1887, is a private, church-affiliated liberal arts institution and is listed with the National Register of Historic Landmarks. Its 50-acre campus is located five miles northeast of downtown Lincoln.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,430
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

50-acre, suburban campus in Lincoln (population: 284,736). Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Omaha (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St. Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE
68504-2794

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
490
75th
610
25th
500
75th
29
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,693
Declined 742
Total Received 2,435

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

92%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,438

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,964
Room $5,732
Board $4,526
Additional fees $890
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $48,112
Average Financial Aid - $21,438
Total with Avg. Aid $26,674

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 402 465-2167
F: 402 465-2194
financialaid@nebrwesleyan.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, broomball, dance step team, flag football, indoor soccer, racquetball, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Directing and Theatrical Production. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Communication. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Systems Science and Theory. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,430

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

4,184
students

Female
61%
2,545

Male
39%
1,639

6%

246
students

Female
74%
181

Male
26%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

42%

1,760
students

Female
57%
1,003

Male
43%
757

58%

2,424
students

Female
64%
1,542

Male
36%
882

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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