Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,059
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 919 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

74%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Nebraska Wesleyan University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,803 applications and 1,341 students were granted admission. Nebraska Wesleyan University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 99% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 2% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT950 to 1230
ACT21 to 27
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Nebraska Wesleyan University's tuition was $30,598 for all students regardless of residency (14.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$23,540
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$30,598
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$30,598
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Nebraska Wesleyan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,973 (which is 9.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2016-2017, was 295, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,876 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)

$3,973
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,876
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Nebraska Wesleyan University has enrolled a total of 2,059 students (1,642 students full-time and 417 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,059 students, 107 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 1,816 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 243 for graduates studies.

2,059
Total Enrollment
107
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 83%

Hispanic: 6%

Black/African American: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 57% 363
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 79
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 9% 58
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 19
Education 2% 14
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 12
History 1% 8
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 4
Social Sciences 1% 4
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

70%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Nebraska Wesleyan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
29%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$36,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Nebraska Wesleyan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,800. Last year, out of the total 540 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 513 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 669 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 636 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $36,800 $45,300
Employment Rate 95% 95%
Total Graduates 540 669

Campus Location

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