Tuition & Fees

$6,989

$12,299

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
36%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,706
Declined +
Total Received 1,706
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Public

2,757

undergraduate students

535

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 6469
ACT 2472

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Location

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 3,292
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Wayne, NE

128-acre campus in Wayne (population: 5,573), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
36%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
19%

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 1,706
Declined +
Total Received 1,706

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

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,494

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,310
Room $3,870
Board $3,798
Additional fees $1,679
Total $14,657
Average Financial Aid - $9,494
Total with Avg. Aid $5,163

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,273,330
State $771,912
Institutional $225,995
Other external
Total $5,271,237

Non-need-based

Federal $24,212
State
Institutional $1,224,620
Other external $2,809,173
Total $4,058,005
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 402 375-7230
F: 402 375-7067
ankaus1@wsc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Annette Kaus
Director of Financial Aid
ankaus1@wsc.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby, Soccer, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Rugby

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Athletic Directors

Mike Powicki (men's)
Athletic Director

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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Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,292

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

2,757
students

Female
58%
1,586

Male
42%
1,171

16%

535
students

Female
60%
323

Male
40%
212

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

2,404
students

Female
57%
1,359

Male
43%
1,045

13%

353
students

Female
65%
227

Male
35%
126

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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
8%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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

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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