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

About

1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
From Wayne State College

Wayne State College offers more than 130 undergraduate programs of study and more than a dozen online master's degree programs designed to meet your career goals. If affordability is your main concern, we have you covered. Recently dubbed "Most Affordable College in Nebraska," Wayne State College is among the most affordable four-year colleges in the region, which includes our online programs. In fact, most of our students receive some sort of financial assistance and one third of our students graduate debt-free. Wayne State College is continually recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, innovative learning and community service. Many of our programs are nationally-ranked for excellence, including a few "Top 10" rankings in the U.S. Our new academic programs and facilities, such as the Center for Applied Technology and Criminal Justice CSI Facility, reflect our commitment to providing the best possible learning environment at the most affordable cost for our students.

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Wayne State College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,770 / 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
$5,321 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 41 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 41 responses

Majors

Accelerated Nursing at Wayne State College

The accelerated nursing program is a partnership between WSC and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Complete your bachelor’s degree in any major at WSC while also completing preparatory BSN curriculum. Upon graduation from WSC, you’ll apply to the accelerated BSN program at UNMC’s campus in Norfolk, Neb. You’ll complete one year of nursing courses through UNMC and graduate with your BSN.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,572 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
403
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Study and party
    44%
  • Study
    24%
  • Students have balance between studies and fun
    16%
  • Unique
    8%
  • Start a Career
    4%
  • Unapproachable
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 46 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • A good mix between a good education at a low price
    65%
  • Best choice I ever made!!
    31%
  • Hope
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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