New student scholarship application priority deadline is Dec. 1. To apply for scholarships, you must first be admitted to Wayne State. Then log in to Award Management to complete the online scholarship application.
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Wayne State is a public college in Nebraska that has received several accolades for its academic excellence and successful graduate outcomes. Students choose to earn their degree at WSC for a variety of reasons. Not only do we offer top-notch programs, we're also rated as the most affordable of other universities and four-year colleges in Nebraska. And with all the clubs, intramurals, and activities on campus, you'll never get bored. But, you don't have to take our word for it. Hear what students are saying about Wayne State College.
Wayne State at a Glance
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recent grads employed or in grad school*
*based on the most recent graduate survey from 2018-19 of 521 students (84% response rate)
Nov 14toDec 2
Festival of TreesSet up a decorated tree in the Student Center. All donations go toward charity.
Nov 16toJan 11
Senior Art ExhibitView artwork by WSC seniors Haley Tavenner, Jayden Mitchell, Cheyenne Mangus, and Culleen Cerv.
Nov 21toDec 2
Deck the Doors ContestDecorate your office doors and help local families in need.
Nov 28toDec 2
Meat and Sweet SalesA fundraiser to support the SkillsUSA club.
Mariachi Negro y OroThe WSC Music Department presents Mariachi Negro y Oro in concert.
Planetarium Show: Season of LightLearn about the history of world holiday customs.
Jazz EnsembleFeaturing the WSC Jazz Band.
Plains Writers Series and Fiction Slam Planned for Dec. 8
Featuring author Theodore Wheeler.
String Ensemble Presents Dramatic, Imaginative Concert
Concert is at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8.
Planetarium Features Holiday-Themed Shows in December
Shows will be featured on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons.
Fall 2022 Honors Recital Celebrates Musical Excellence
Performance is at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9.
Portfolio Review Highlights Work by Six Graphic Design Students
Review is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8. The even is free and open to the public.