Receive a generous scholarship package over four years and help grow Northeast Nebraska in this new cooperative education program. This accelerated curriculum plan allows you to earn credit while living and working at a job in your field in Norfolk, Neb., during your senior year.
Wayne State College
Growing Together Career Scholars Program
Visit Wayne State
The best way to see if Wayne State is right for you is to visit. Register for a Wildcat Experience to see all that WSC has to offer. If you can't make it to campus, attend a Wildcat Experience Online or explore life at WSC through dynamic video content.
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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)
Protecting the Wildcats
Wayne State College is committed to the health and safety of our campus community. WSC will offer as many face-to-face opportunities as possible while following established guidelines to protect public health.
Oct 1toNov 15
Apply for GraduationGraduation applications for Spring 2021 are open beginning Oct. 1 and due Nov. 15.
Oct 2toNov 5
Faculty Art ExhibitFeaturing art by WSC faculty.
Focus on You Friday (October 23)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Planetarium Show: Seeing - A Photon's Journey Through Time, Space, and MindAt the Fred G. Dale Planetarium.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser HalloweenAn intense and exciting experience for all ages!
Spanish Visit Day (Fall)Dia de Familia: A special visit day for Spanish-speaking students and their families. / Para estudiantes de habla hispana y sus familias.
Planetarium Show: Skywatchers of AfricaAt the Fred G. Dale Planetarium.
WSC Welcomes Second Largest Freshman Class in College’s History
Total enrollment is at 3,865 students, a 4.77% increase from Fall 2019. WSC's total enrollment has grown 20% in the past three years.
Homecoming Cancelations, Postponements, and Schedule Changes
Several events have been postponed for spring or the next Homecoming celebration. Others have been canceled or modified.
WSC, Northwestern College Partner for Athletic Training Program
The partnership includes two pathways to a Master of Science in Athletic Training, including a 3+2 option and a reservation agreement.
WSC Film Professor Wins 3 Awards at Iowa Motion Picture Awards
Dr. Michael White's "Ever Fallen" and "The Ghost in Her" were recently honored at the 29th annual ceremony.