Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 Saint Paul Avenue, Lincoln, United States
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Overview of Nebraska Wesleyan University

About this school

Nebraska Wesleyan, founded in 1887, is a private, church-affiliated and is listed with the National Register of Historic Landmarks. Its 50-acre campus is located five miles northeast of downtown Lincoln.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,816
    • Men:768 (42.3%)
    • Women:1,048 (57.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

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
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
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
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
City, State, Zip
Lincoln, NE  68504-2796
Phone
(402) 465-2218
Fax
(402) 465-2179
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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
74% of 1,803 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 992 applicants were admitted
Men
69% of 811 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
524 (39%) of 1,341 admitted students enrolled
Women
279 (36%) of 784 admitted students enrolled
Men
245 (44%) of 557 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
-

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
Sat Critical Reading
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
25 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
45%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,894 (76.41947774370412%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,150 (21.257318093114023%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.3232041631818605%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002555
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
310 (87.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
258 (83.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
258 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (20.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$18,589
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 257 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,027
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 207 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,469
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 41 (15.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
92 (25.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,298

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,172 (82.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,008 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,007 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
178 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$17,992
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 999 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,077
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 843 (83.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,997
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 123 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
415 (29.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,867

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,077
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other 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


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


111

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 57% 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


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
519,377

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
360
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


Nebraska Wesleyan University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


59.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


67.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


70.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (43)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Administration
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Forensic Sciences, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Forensic Sciences
  • History
  • Nursing--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


268,738

Nearest Metropolitan Area


50 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Omaha

Weather


Temperature
10.1 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain
94 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Omaha
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Lincoln
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Lincoln

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


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 III
Mascot
Prarie Wolves
School Colors
Black, brown, and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Nebraska Wesleyan University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


15% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,586

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,816
Women
1,048
Men
768

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 2.6% Black/African-American
  • 6.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.9% White
  • 2.2% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 19 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


243

Student Resources

Study resources