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Nebraska Wesleyan, founded in 1887, is a private, church-affiliated and is listed with the National Register of Historic Landmarks. Its 50-acre campus is located five miles northeast of downtown Lincoln.

Website: www.nebrwesleyan.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,842
Undergraduate
Students
(58.5%) 1,078 Women
(41.5%) 764 Men
202
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 2,405 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.72
SAT Math
569 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
586 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,236
Tuition and Fees
$35,564
Room and Board
$10,172
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$26,475
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,715
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
114
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Lincoln Population
268,738
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Omaha
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
58% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Prarie Wolves
Sororities
22% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
2.9% Black/African-American
7.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.1% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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