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Q: What scholarships are available for all students?
A: Check out the financial aid undergrad scholarship page

 

Q: What Financial Aid is available for students?
A: Wayne State student can qualify for loans and grants. In fact, approximately 75% of our undergraduate students receive financial aid. Check out all your options in the Paying for College section.

 

Q: Where will the student live?
A: Wayne State College provides 7 all co-ed residence halls for its students. All halls are wired for the campus computer network.

 

Freshman students under 20 years of age are required to live in a campus residence hall unless they (1) are married or (2) are living with their parents or legal guardians, or (3) have already lived in a campus residence hall for one full academic year.

 

Q: Do students need a meal plan?
A: Yes. All students residing in the residence halls must participate in a meal plan. Students living off-campus can elect to to participate in a meal plan.

 

Q: Is the campus safe for students?
A: Yes. The Wayne State College Security Department is available 24-7 for assistance, response to incidents, and prevention.

 

Q: Do students have a curfew?
A: No, there are no curfews set. There are, however, visitation hours for guests of WSC residence halls. Visiting hours are from 10:00 a.m. to midnight Monday - Thursday with 24-hour visitation from 10:00 a.m. Friday to midnight Sunday.

 

Q: Is drinking alcohol allowed on campus?
A: NO. The possession or consumption of alcohol and /or illegal drugs is prohibited. There are policies and consequences implemented to control the use of alcohol and drugs on campus.

 

Q: Is Wayne State College an accredited institution?
A: Yes. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has accredited all the undergraduate and graduate programs of WSC, including education specialist. The baccalaureate degrees have been approved since 1933, the master’s degrees since 1962, and the education specialist degree since 1983. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has accredited all of the College’s undergraduate programs since 1954 and all graduate programs since 1962. The college is approved at both undergraduate and graduate levels by the Nebraska Board of Education.

 

Q: Will students be able to have a job on campus?
A: Yes. Part-time, straight time, and summer jobs are available on WSC campus. Federal work-study may also be an option for WSC students.

Q: What extra-curricular activities are available for the students?
A: Wayne State College has more than 85 clubs and organizations to join. Free concerts, movies, comedians, etc., are available all year long. Many students enjoy participating in intramurals or club sports, too.

 

Q: How can my students schedule a campus visit?
A: Several on-campus experience are available throughout the year. Explore all campus experience opportunities here.

 

Q: Where can I find out more about WSC's courses?
A: Consult the WSC General & Graduate Course Catalog.

 

Q: Where can I find out more about WSC's majors and what courses are required?
A: Consult the WSC Advising Handbook.

 

Q: Can you recommend other useful web sites for me and my students?
A: Yes! We've compiled the following list of helpful web sites that cover everything from scholarships, to financial aid, to applying for college.

Access America for Students

Financial Aid Info Page

ACT Online

Scholarship search

Americorps

U.S. Department of Education

Collegenet

Veterans Affairs

EducationQuest Foundation

Nebraska State College System
FAFSA Express college.gov

FAFSA on the Web

 

 

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