72%

Acceptance Rate

$20,873

Avg.Financial Aid

002555

FAFSA Code

About Nebraska Wesleyan University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,095

Website

www.nebrwesleyan.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Nebraska Wesleyan University which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Lincoln, NE. The foundation of Nebraska Wesleyan University was laid down in the year 1887. Black & gold are the official colors of the Nebraska Wesleyan University. Out of total 2,095 students enrolled at NWU, 1,842 belong to undergraduate courses while 202 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 107 Full-time and 209 Part-time who teach various courses to the students. Nebraska Wesleyan University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At NWU around 80% are white, 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 3% are Black or African American. Further, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 133 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Harry Huge, Kent Haruf, John M. Gerrard, and Carl Curtis. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 162 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACS American Chemical Society, CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and CSWE (Council on Social Work Education). $35 million is the total value of endowment of the Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Location & Contact

Address

5000 St Paul Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4024662371
Fax: 4024652177
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Nebraska Wesleyan University at the 412nd position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1010 - 1270

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Nebraska Wesleyan University has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. The SAT score in the range of 1070-1240 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University, must score 25 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794. They can also call them at (402) 466-2371.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,519

Average Annual Cost

$33,252

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$950

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,622

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,500

Total One Year Cost

$48,324

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to NWU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $50,674. The average annual tuition cost ($35,564), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($10,172), and budget for other expenses ($3,500) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

63 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

51 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

42 Graduates

Biology, General

33 Graduates

Social Work

32 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

21 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

18 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

11 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

3 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,851

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

80% White

3% Unknown

3% Black

7% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

86%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,200 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,550/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,200/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,200/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Prairie Wolves

School Colors

gold, brown, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

2

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,172 per year for living on campus. Nebraska Wesleyan University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NWU costs around $4,200 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At NWU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,886

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$144 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,873

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,783

Students Receiving State Aid

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,001

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,096

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,894

$30K - $48K

$26,457

$48K - $75K

$23,539

$75K - $110K

$20,183

> $110K

$18,597

The financial aid department of Nebraska Wesleyan University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,584, whereas the financial aid is $20,879. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,144 as well as institutional aid worth $20,879.

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