Nebraska Wesleyan University

Address:
5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
Phone:
402-466-2371
Website:
http://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/
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About Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska Wesleyan University is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,852
 Graduate241
 Total2,093
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2577%
 % 25 and Over22%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time80%
 % Part-time20%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.9%
 % Black1.6%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino1.3%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown8.4%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,677
 % Admitted78%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled33%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800 / 800
 SAT Math / 800 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$23,474
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,474
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans72%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,300
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Lincoln Area

Median Age31.7
Median Household Income$49,114
Total Population256,189
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.1% 49.9%
 Age 0-951.5%48.5%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2451.0%49.0%
 Age 25-2953.0%47.0%
 Age 30-3952.3%47.7%
 40+49.3%50.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White88.1%
 % Black3.8%
 % Asian3.9%
 % Latino6.0%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,300
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$587
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50066.5%43.6%8.4%
 $500 to $74922.4%42.3%0.0%
 $750 to $9997.2%9.8%32.6%
 Over $10004.0%4.4%9.1%
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