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New! One Rate at Wayne State
The new universal in-state tuition rate, which begins Fall 2021, will save out-of-state students nearly $6,000 per year on tuition costs. The new rate applies to all new and returning undergraduate students in Fall 2021, as long as they are taking in-person classes.
Tuition Guarantee Program
The new Nebraska State Colleges Tuition Guarantee ensures Pell-qualified Nebraska students can attend Wayne State College tuition-free. The program takes effect in Fall 2021 and applies to returning and new undergraduate students.
Become a Wildcat!
Wayne State College has the programs you want at prices you can afford. Explore our programs, tour our campus, and join the Wildcats!
Why I Chose Wayne State
Wayne State is a public college in Nebraska that has received several accolades for it's 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 the most affordable four-year college or university in the region. 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
programs of study
clubs and organizations
recent grads employed or in grad school*
*based on the most recent graduate survey from 2018-19 of 521 students (84% response rate)
Aug 26toDec 9
Happy and Healthy HourJoin us as we promote healthy living, both mentally and physically! Every Thursday during the Fall 2021 semester.
Oct 1toNov 4
Faculty Art ExhibitFeaturing art by WSC faculty.
Alumni and Friends Social (Omaha)Socialize and learn about the scholarship campaign and campus projects. RSVP by Oct. 15.
Coats for KidsClothing and school supply drive hosted by Kappa Delta Pi and Honors Club.
SAB Movie MashThree movies will be shown in the Student Center, sponsored by the Student Activities Board.
Focus on You Friday (October 22)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Planetarium and Laser Shows: For Kids! (October)Planetarium and laser shows designed for kids pre-K to second grade.
10th Annual Geography Bowl Set for Nov. 4
Sponsored by WSC’s Geography Honor Society, Gamma Theta Upsilon, the Geography Bowl is held each year to honor Geography Awareness Week.
Trio Mezzklarno Debuts World Premiere
Trio Mezzklarno performs at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Ley Theatre.
Tuba Concert Heralds British Composers
Dr. Josh Calkin, professor of low brass at WSC, performs Oct. 28 in Ley Theatre.
Wayne State Nets $2.1M Student Success Grant from Department of Education
The grant will aid in reducing student performance gaps, increasing the percentage of students who return to WSC to continue their education in the following year, and increasing graduation rates.