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Nebraska Wesleyan University
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  • 4 Year
  • LINCOLN, NE

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Nebraska Wesleyan is an above-average private, Christian university located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,665 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Nebraska Wesleyan acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 63% of students, Nebraska Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,300.

About

5000 ST PAUL AVE
LINCOLN, NE 68504
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
American Rivers Conference

Nebraska Wesleyan University Rankings

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Nebraska Wesleyan Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1250
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$26,576 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,386 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 34 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,665 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
108
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Nice! Everybody is super cool and friendly.
    46%
  • Passionate about succeeding in life
    19%
  • Caring and open
    15%
  • Diverse
    8%
  • Chill
    4%
  • Happy!
    4%
  • No comment
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 38 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Small but mighty!
    46%
  • Awesome
    27%
  • Strives for the best in everything
    15%
  • Inclusive and quality education
    4%
  • No comment
    4%
  • Sort of good, sort of bad
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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