Nebraska Wesleyan University

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world rank  2928

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Nebraska Wesleyan University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Lincoln (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Nebraska. This institution also has a branch campus in Omaha. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NWU
Founded 1887
Colours Brown and gold

University Location

Address 5000 St Paul Avenue
Lincoln
68504-2794 Nebraska
United States
Tel +1 (402) 466 2371
Fax +1 (402) 465 2179
Other locations Omaha

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 5000 St. Paul Avenue
Lincoln 68504
(402) 465 2218
800 541 3818

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nebraska Wesleyan University's Library
Nebraska Wesleyan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 138,234 physical volumes, 11,584 physical media, 21,782 digital/electronic medium and 48 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 919 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1914


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Nebraska Department of Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges (Annapolis Group)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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