Nebraska Wesleyan University Rankings

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In the World#4475 of 14178
In North America#1240 of 2629
In the United States#1165 of 2528
In Nebraska#10 of 23
In Lincoln#2 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$24,015 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,842
Graduates
202
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Nebraska Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%65%70%
Applicants2,4051,0141,391
Admissions1,630656974
Freshmen enrolled full time487219268

568 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
67 or 14%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1070
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Nebraska Wesleyan University are 1070-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
439 or 90%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Nebraska Wesleyan University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1653 (81%)
Hispanic143 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown59 (3%)
Two or more races57 (3%)
Black or African American54 (3%)
Asian43 (2%)
Nonresident Alien29 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,015/year
Average aid awarded
$22,867
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,946
$30-48K$20,264
$48-75K$23,878
$75-110K$26,202
$110K+$26,881

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,582$5,043
Tuition in-state$34,582$5,043
Tuition out-of-state$34,582$5,043
Fee in-district$982$50
Fee in-state$982$50
Fee out-of-state$982$50

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity919
Combined charge for room and board$10,080
Room charge$5,720
Meal charge$4,360

Nebraska Wesleyan University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business & Commerce, General5937
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse5921
Biology & Biological Sciences, General49
Social Work28
Speech Communication and Rhetoric21
Psychology, General18
Kinesiology and Exercise Science16
Accounting16
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General15
Curriculum and Instruction13
Nursing Administration13
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management12
Elementary Education and Teaching12
English Language and Literature, General12
Musical Theatre12
Biochemistry10
Organizational Communication, General10
Acting10
Mathematics, General9
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General9
Music, General8
Political Science and Government, General8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies6
Social Science Teacher Education5
History, General5
Music Teacher Education5
Economics, General5
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Physics, General4
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Sociology3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
Music Performance, General2
Chemistry, General2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Forensic Science and Technology2
General Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
German Language and Literature1
Grand Total45386
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%57%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
276
Citations
6,789

Publication count by topic

Biology
58
Psychology
34
Physics
30
Political science
18
Chemistry
16
Sociology
16
History
15
Philosophy
11
Mathematics
9
Medicine
9
Business
8
Geography
8
Art
8
Computer science
6
Engineering
5
Environmental science
4
Economics
4
Materials science
3
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology20012,250
Philosophy22058
Physics2307629
Biology27532,150
History27744
Business3179144
Sociology321855
Economics326487
Art33221
Political science350021
Environmental science374593
Geography379838
Geology391811
Chemistry4039404
Materials science4245124
Mathematics426291
Medicine4574156
Computer science549328

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990110
1991210
1992113
199318
1994319
1995513
1996116
1997830
1998422
1999433
2000459
2001289
20022105
2003490
2004599
20056109
20066118
20074103
20087120
20097137
201016161
201115281
201213357
201313438
201412495
20159567
201613492
201717557
201810498
201912556
202014548

General info

Alternative namesNWU
Founded1887
WikipediaNebraska Wesleyan University
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff362
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, Nebraska, 68504-2794
United States
City population280,000
Phone4024662371
Fax+1 (402) 465 2179

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