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Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

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Overview

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lincoln, NE, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE  68504
United States
Contact Mr. Gordie Coffin
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@nebrwesleyan.edu
Phone: 402-465-2218
Fax: 402-465-2177

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Majors & Degrees

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

Acceptance Rate

2,405
Applied
1,630
Accepted
1,842
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

1,391
Females Applied
974
Females Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,014
Males Applied
656
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan October 15th Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 586 540 630
SAT Math 569 530 610
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,582
Private
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Fees

982
Full-time student fees
10,172
Room & board
5,804
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

24,765
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,475
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,666
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,297
Avg. Loan Aid
16,557
Avg. Grant Aid
20,303
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,842
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.38%
Black or African American 2.82%
White or Caucasian 79.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 2.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.88%
Other 2.99%

Gender

Male (41.48%)
Female (58.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Visions and Ventures Symposium and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

280
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 114
Part-time - 166
Male - 106
Female - 144
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