Public 4 Year

WSC Tuition & Cost

Wayne, Nebraska

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In State Nebraska Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Wayne State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,918
Room and Board $8,690
Other Expenses Budget$3,214

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Wayne State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,918
Room and Board $8,690
Other Expenses Budget$3,214

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Wayne State College for undergraduate students residing in Nebraska is $5,700. Room and board charges total $8,690 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,300 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $1,918 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,214 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Wayne State College full time should expect a total annual cost of $20,822.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Wayne State College is $5,700 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $8,690 for room and board, $1,300 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $1,918. Students are advised to budget $3,214 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $20,822. This figure is 0% higher than what Nebraska residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Wayne State College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,055 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Wayne State College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Wayne State College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,608
$30,001 to $48,000$11,672
$48,001 to $75,000$14,029
$75,001 to $110,000$16,450

Financial Aid

96% of full-time undergrad Wayne State College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,860 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 60% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,959 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,437.

Finanical Aid Wayne State College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,860 96%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,635 45%
Pell Grants $4,308 40%
Other Federal Grants $1,085 42%
State and Local Grants $2,638 80%
Federal Student Loans $4,959 60%
Other Student Loans $7,437 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Wayne State College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $35,456. The loan balance of $35,456 is a four year multiple of the $8,864 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $376 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $35,456
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $375.89
Total Interest Paid $9,651.11
Sum of All Loan Payments $45,107.11

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Nebraska Residents Non Residents
1 $20,822 $20,822
2 $21,603 $21,603
3 $22,413 $22,413
4 $23,253 $23,253

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Wayne State College to be $83,288 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Wayne State College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nebraska Residents $186 $558 $744
Out of State Residents $187 $561 $748

Estimated cost for a class at Wayne State College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Wayne State College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Wayne State College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181783 IPEDS survey data for Wayne State College.