Wayne State College

1111 Main St, Wayne, United States
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Overview of Wayne State College

About this school

Wayne State, founded in 1910, is a public college. Its 128-acre campus is located in Wayne, in northeastern Nebraska, 100 miles from Omaha.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,757
    • Men:1,171 Men (42.5%)
    • Women:1,586 Women (57.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wayne State College is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1111 Main Street
City, State, Zip
Wayne, NE 68787
Phone
(402) 375-7234
Fax
(402) 375-7204
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 1,706 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 1,018 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 688 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
823 (48%) of 1,706 admitted students enrolled
Women
447 (44%) of 1,018 admitted students enrolled
Men
376 (55%) of 688 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,824|Out-of-state: $11,984 (37.09%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,430 (40.38%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,192 (6.48%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,952 (16.05%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wayne State College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002566
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
557 (92.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
418 (75.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
415 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
207 (49.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$9,940
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 303 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,868
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 308 (74.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,962
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 310 (74.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
41 (6.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,149

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,180 (90.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,705 (78.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,681 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
738 (43.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$9,494
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,307 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,464
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,262 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,159
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 892 (53.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
92 (3.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,470

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


118

Part-Time Faculty


86

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


50%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 72% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
437,340
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
365
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wayne State College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Care Provider/Assistant
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (22)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Home Economics Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


5,543

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


128 acres

Weather


Temperature
8.4 average low in January, 82.1 average high in September
Rain
100 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Wayne
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Omaha

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


40% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wildcats
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wayne State College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,404

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,757
Women
1,586
Men
1,171

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 3.5% Black/African-American
  • 8.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.7% White
  • 1.7% Unknown

International Students


0.9% from 25 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


535

Student Resources

Study resources