Public 4 Year

Wayne State College

Wayne, Nebraska

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Wayne State College overview
Location Wayne, Nebraska
Online wsc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Wayne State College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Wayne State College is a four-year public institution located in Wayne, Nebraska, offering a blend of liberal arts and professional programs across various fields of study. With its campus featuring a mix of modern and historic architecture, Wayne State provides a quintessential small-college atmosphere in a town setting. Established in 1910, the college has since developed into a comprehensive institution, though it retains a focus on personalized education. Academically, Wayne State is known for programs in education, business, and applied human and sport physiology. Wayne State College operates under a moderately selective admissions process. On-campus living is available, with several residence halls providing housing options for students. While not primarily recognized for its athletics, Wayne State College participates in NCAA Division II sports as the Wildcats, fielding competitive teams in various disciplines.

Wayne State College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,038 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,735 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,700 plus fees of $2,086.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Wayne State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,390
Other Fees$2,086
Room and Board $8,870
Budget for Other Expenses$3,440
Total One Year Cost$21,486

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$39,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

51% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wayne State College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 30%
Business 19%
Psychology 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%

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