Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska
4-year Private university

Overview

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private institution established in 1887 with city setting located at Lincoln. It is ranked 16 in Regional Universities Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $ 34,202 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,779. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#16 in Regional Universities Midwest
Setting
Urban
Location Lincoln, Nebraska
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1887
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,779 Undergraduates

Learning

12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$48,324
Cost of Attendance
$24,383
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $34,202
Outstate Tuition Fee $34,202
Room and Board Fees $9,622
$45,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

74% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.63 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Optional
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

71 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, EIKEN Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is the primary language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
01
Early Decision Deadline
Aug
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
May
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
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Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$18,589 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$8,867 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $48,324
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
69% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Huge-NWU Scholarship
Total Worth Full tuition, fees, room and board
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria ACT composite score of 27 or higher (or equivalent SAT score) and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 or higher
Requirement for maintenance minimum GPA of 3.25
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline December 1
Founders Scholarship
Total Worth $21,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria ACT composite of 32 or above (or equivalent SAT score) and cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Board of Governors Scholarship
Total Worth $19,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria ACT composite of 29 or above (or equivalent SAT score) and cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Art Scholarship
Total Worth $2,500 (Two students) and $1,000 (Selected participants)
Details Prospective students attend an NWU Art Exhibition and compete for a scholarship
Aspiring Writers’ Scholarship
Total Worth $2,500 (Two students) and $1,000 (Selected participants)
Details Prospective students attend an NWU workshop and compete for a scholarship

Students

1,779 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
75% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
65% Students graduate within 6 years