Classes for the Fall 2022 semester begin the week of Aug. 22. Week of Welcome (WOW) is Aug. 19-26 for first-year students.
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Our Tuition Guarantee
The new state college Tuition Guarantee ensures Pell-qualified students can attend Wayne State College tuition-free.
New! One Rate at Wayne State
Our new universal in-state tuition rate saves 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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Wayne State College has the programs you want at prices you can afford. We're nationally-ranked for academic excellence and consistently rated as being more affordable than other four-year colleges and universities in Nebraska. 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 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)
Piano Lessons or Voice Lessons RegistrationSign up now for piano lessons or voice lessons, available as part of the WSC Music Academy. Lessons are for all ages and will be from Aug. 29 through Dec. 16.
Introduction to Yoga (August 19)An introductory yoga class open to all faculty and staff. Offered on Aug. 16 and 19.
Fall Semester Classes BeginWelcome back, students! Classes begin this week.
Art Exhibit: Residual Stripes (Opening Reception)Featuring an artist talk and reception. Exhibit artist is Shannon Sargent. Show runs through Sept. 30.
Aug 24toSep 30
Art Exhibit: Residual Stripes"Residual Stripes" runs from Aug. 24 to Sept. 30. Exhibit artist is Shannon Sargent.
WSC Behavioral Health Professional Development DayA conference designed for behavioral health professionals working in the field. Capacity is limited. Pre-registration is strongly recommended by July 1.
Labor Day - No ClassesNo classes are held due to the Labor Day holiday.
WSC Fall Music Academy Announces Piano, Voice Lessons
Fall 2022 music lessons begin August 29 and run through December 16.
'Residual Stripes' Exhibit Invokes Happiness through Immersion of Color
The exhibit, by visiting artist Shannon Sargent of Sioux City, Iowa, opens Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery and runs through Sept. 30.
No Tuition Increase at Wayne State College
For the second straight year, the Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) froze tuition at Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State College for the 2022-23 academic year.
Spring 2022 Dean's List
Nearly 1,200 students made the Wayne State College dean's list for Spring 2022.
WSC Business Programs Reaccredited by IACBE
The programs are accredited through April 2029.