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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
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,435
Applied
1,693
Accepted
1,773
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

1,353
Females Applied
949
Females Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,082
Males Applied
744
Males Accepted
69%
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 August 1st Yes
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 563 490 640
SAT Math 560 500 610
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,402
Private
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Fees

932
Full-time student fees
11,657
Room & board
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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

25,729
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,929
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,712
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,295
Avg. Loan Aid
20,189
Avg. Grant Aid
21,055
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,773
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.31%
Black or African American 2.95%
White or Caucasian 80.51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 2.38%
Two or more races 3.12%
Other 2.44%

Gender

Male (41.91%)
Female (58.09%)

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

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Visions and Ventures Symposium and Homecoming

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

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

195
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 104
Part-time - 91
Male - 86
Female - 109
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