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Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Student Population
Nebraska Wesleyan University overview
Location Lincoln, Nebraska
Online nebrwesleyan.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Nebraska Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nebraska Wesleyan University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,405 prospective students applied, and 1,630 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 487 enrolled in the school.  1,714 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 381 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $34,582 plus fees of $982. Nebraska Wesleyan University is ranked 305 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Nebraska Wesleyan University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Nebraska Wesleyan University overview
SAT 1070/1240
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Nebraska Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$982
Room and Board $10,172
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$50,236

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Nebraska Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Health Professions 10%
Education 9%
Biology 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181446 IPEDS survey data for Nebraska Wesleyan University.

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