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Nebraska Wesleyan University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,138 Students

71% Admitted

  • 2,064 full time
  • 402 part time
  • 701 men full time
  • 1,035 women full time
  • 1,459 applied
  • 1,196 admitted
  • 360 enrolled

1,779 Undergraduates

$30,598 Tuition/Year

  • 235 Graduates
  • 55 Non-Degree
  • $30,598 in state
  • $796 fees
  • $9,622 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Plains Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Alena from Lincoln, NE
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  • I love Wesleyan, because the first time I walked around their small campus, I could feel a strong sense of community, which really made me feel like I belong. The…

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  • Melanie from Lincoln, NE
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  • School is overpriced. It requires students to buy health insurance even when they don't want to. Some classes require way too many books. Hope the school will honor the scholarships…

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  • Sarah from Lincoln, NE
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  • Nebraska Wesleyan is overall a great school, and is truly the 'Harvard' of the Great Plains. The staff and faculty are not only knowledgeable, but kind and helpful as well,…

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Mission Statement

Nebraska Wesleyan University is an academic community dedicated to intellectual and personal growth within the context of a liberal arts education and in an environment of Christian concern.

Nebraska Wesleyan was founded by Nebraska Methodists and actively maintains its relation to the United Methodist Church. The University reflects the Judeo-Christian tradition in its efforts to integrate questions about meaning and value with the pursuit of learning and understanding. The University is committed to excellence of academic endeavor and to learning as a lifelong process. The curricula and programs are designed to assist students in gaining and expanding knowledge and skills, in developing their competence in rational thought and communication, in broadening their perspectives on humanity and culture, and in enhancing their spiritual, physical, emotional and aesthetic resources. Nebraska Wesleyan intends that its students develop a sense of individual worth and become useful and serving members

Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Located in Lincoln, NE
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,138 students enrolled
  • 71% admitted
  • $30,598 annual cost to attend


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