New Student Registration (NSR) is a program for new students who are ready to enroll in classes beginning Fall 2023. NSR helps lay the foundation for a smooth transition into college. Multiple dates are available throughout the summer. You don't want to miss this important event!
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WSC Announces New Athletic and Recreation Facility
Wayne State College athletics has announced plans for an athletic and recreation facility renovation project, which includes the addition of an air-supported indoor structure and major renovations to the Recreation Center, Rice Auditorium and the Kirk Gardner Indoor Athletic Complex.
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The state college Tuition Guarantee ensures Pell-qualified students can attend Wayne State College tuition-free.
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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!
Application is easy, and it's free. Whether you're a first-time student, graduate student, transfer student, or international student, there's no cost to apply - ever.
The best way to see if we're right for you is to visit. We offer several visit options for students and parents alike, including our virtual visit experience.
We're rated as the most affordable four-year college in the region. We also provide generous financial aid and scholarships to defray your remaining costs.
Why I Chose Wayne State
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.
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Apr 26toAug 1
Juried Art ExhibitThe Juried Art Exhibit runs from April 26 through summer. Juror is Russ Nordman.
Elite Prospect Football Camp (May 28)A light-contact (high and hard) padded individual camp where WSC coaches have the opportunity to teach and develop football fundamentals and techniques. For students entering grades 9-12.
May 30toJun 1
Youth Skills Basketball CampA basketball camp hosted by the men's basketball team for boys entering grades 1-9.
Submissions Due for Outdoor Sculpture CompetitionSelected sculptures are granted an honorarium of $1,500 for a 12-month outdoor exhibit on campus. Submissions are due June 1.
Catbacker Golf TournamentA golf tournament in Wayne, Neb. Proceeds support Wildcat student athletes.
Elite Basketball Camp (June 6)A high-intensity basketball camp hosted by the men's basketball team for players in grades 10-12.
Jump Start to College (June 16)A visit day for any prospective student interested in exploring our campus and learning more about Wayne State!
WSC Summer Camps Include Music, Speech, CSI, and Athletics
A variety of learning opportunities are available to students who attend summer camps at Wayne State.
Wayne State's Dr. Michael White Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Film
Wayne State film instructor says he is humbled by the award and delighted that Wayne State is the region’s destination for film students.
New Student Registration Program Underway for Enrolling in Fall Classes
Hundreds of new freshmen will be on campus the next few months for Wayne State's annual New Student Registration program.
Dr. Randa Garden Named 2023 Teaching Excellence Award Winner
The prestigious award, sponsored by State Nebraska Bank & Trust, was presented at the spring baccalaureate ceremony.
Broadcasting Students Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence, $1,250 for Haven House
KWSC-FM students help the survivors of domestic violence with funds raised from a livestream broadcast.