Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$35,564

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,630
Declined 775
Total Received 2,405
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Private

1,842

undergraduate students

202

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,044
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Omaha
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lincoln Municipal

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Visions and Ventures Symposium
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.72

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,630
Declined 775
Total Received 2,405

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $34,582
Room & board $10,172
Additional fees $982
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,500
Total $49,236
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Nursing Administration
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Systems Science and Theory
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,044

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

1,842
students

Female
59%
1,078

Male
41%
764

10%

202
students

Female
75%
151

Male
25%
51

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,705
students

Female
58%
978

Male
42%
727

8%

137
students

Female
73%
100

Male
27%
37

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

68

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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