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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 minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  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 minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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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 1,606 undergraduate students. The Nebraska Wesleyan acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Biology, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 66% 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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Nebraska Wesleyan Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1040-1290
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$25,628 / 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
$23,870 / 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
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 28 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    19%
  • On Campus
    81%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,606 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
100
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
31%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Nice! Everybody is super cool and friendly.
    45%
  • Passionate about succeeding in life
    24%
  • Caring and open
    14%
  • Diverse
    7%
  • Chill
    3%
  • Happy!
    3%
  • No comment
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 42 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Small but mighty!
    45%
  • Awesome
    24%
  • Strives for the best in everything
    14%
  • Inclusive and quality education
    10%
  • No comment
    3%
  • Sort of good, sort of bad
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
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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