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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.
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.
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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
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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)
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.
Faculty Recital: Josh CalkinJoin us for a faculty recital featuring Dr. Josh Calkin on tuba.
Flu Shot DayStudents may receive flu shots for free with their student ID. No appointment needed.
Focus on You Friday (October 29)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Trip to Vala's Pumpkin PatchJoin the Student Activities Board for an evening of fun!
Planetarium and Laser Shows: A Universe of MathematicsPlanetarium and laser shows following the theme of A Universe of Mathematics.
An Evening of Choirs Celebrates Audience/Choir Connection
An Evening of Choirs presents a concert steeped in sentiment and jubilation Monday, Nov. 15, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, Neb. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public.
'Lysistrata' Portrays Bawdy Saga of Social Power
"Lysistrata" is presented by the Wayne State College Theatre Program on Nov. 11-14 in the Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $5 per person, with free admission for WSC students, faculty, and staff.
Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Concert Set for Nov. 12
The concert is free and open to the public and will also be livestreamed.
'Artists Unanchored' Exhibit Explores Human Purpose through Art
The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, opens at 6 p.m. Nov. 11. An artist talk precedes the opening at 5:15 p.m. in Gardner Auditorium. The exhibit runs through Jan. 13, 2022.