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Nebraska Wesleyan University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Website: http://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/
Address: 5000 St Paul Ave , Lincoln , Nebraska - 68504-2794
Phone: (402) 466-2371
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Athletics (football) NCAA, Great Plains Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,519
685
834
Percent admitted
80%
79%
81%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
32%
32%
31%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
520
650
SAT Math
550
680
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
23
27
ACT English
21
28
ACT Math
21
27
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $20,950
Out-of-state tuition $20,950
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $5,710
On-campus other expenses $2,800
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
100%
-
Federal grant aid
28%
$3,667
State or local grant aid
27%
$747
Institutional grant aid
99%
-
Loan aid
74%
$5,127
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,086
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,865
Estimated graduates enrolled 216
Undergraduates 24 years old 85%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 14%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 65%
Men 66%
Women 65%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 47%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 64%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 65%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $19,302 $20,252 $21,272 $22,312 4.9%
Books and supplies $1,050 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,165 $5,340 $5,710 $6,230 9.1%
Other $2,500 $2,800 $2,800 $3,000 7.1%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,170 $5,380 $5,710 $6,230 9.1%
Other $2,800 $2,800 $2,800 $3,000 7.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,800 $2,800 $2,800 $3,000 7.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $28,017 $29,592 $30,982 $32,742 5.7%
Off Campus $28,322 $29,632 $30,982 $32,742 5.7%
Off Campus with Family $23,152 $24,252 $25,272 $26,512 4.9%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,428 603 825
Percent admitted 82% 82% 83%
Percent admitted who enrolled 33% 33% 34%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 389 99%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 23 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 21 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1914 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1958 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1960 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 3/1/1986 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 9/1/2002 -   Accredited