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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

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