Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU)

Lincoln, NE

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Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska Wesleyan University Student Essentials

Nebraska Wesleyan University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Prairie Wolves
Website: www.nebrwesleyan.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,918
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,918
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 3,660
Year Established: 1887

About NWU

For an engaging liberal arts education in a Christian environment, there’s the Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The school is affiliated with the Nebraska Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Student life at the college is engaging and educational. Students may join one of the seven Greek life chapters or participate in one of the 75 student clubs and organizations, with personal and academic interests ranging from environmental action to international relations to sociology/anthropology.

To maintain its faith heritage, Nebraska Wesleyan provides resources for spiritual development and fulfillment. Students may partake in ecumenical worship services, seek counseling from the university minister and participate in many religious life programs, like the Wesleyan Student Fellowship and FOCUS.

Academics offered at the school include more than 50 majors, 40 minors and 15 pre-professional programs. Undergraduate majors include Directing, Exercise Science, Political Communication and Theatre Design and Technology. Graduate degrees are offered in Forensic Science, Nursing and Historical Studies.

The school also offers a number of study abroad programs and service learning opportunities.

Admissions require students to submit an application, official high school transcript and family information. Applications and interest forms are available on the school’s website.

Students who file a FAFSA will automatically be considered for merit-based institutional scholarships. Other forms of financial aid include grants, loans and work-study programs.

NWU Map & Location

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504


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Getting Around NWU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Lincoln, NE

Winter
Dec
37
17
Jan
35
14
Feb
40
18
Spring
Mar
52
28
Apr
64
39
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
84
61
Jul
89
67
Aug
86
64
Fall
Sep
78
53
Oct
66
41
Nov
51
28

NWU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,288
Freshman Class 430
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,660

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 57%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 38%
Latino 2%
African American 1%
Caucasian 57%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 38%

Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Nebraska Wesleyan University

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