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.
Wayne State College
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.
Growing Together Career Scholars Program
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.
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)
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.
Baseball Camp - HitTrax Hitting LeaguePractice hitting at our indoor hitting facility. Weekly event held every Sunday from Jan. 10 through Jan. 31.
Jan 20toFeb 2
Clothing DriveDonations will benefit families in the Wayne community.
Jan 21toMar 18
Visiting Artist Series - "Walls and Bridges"Show is by artist Terri Parish McGaffin. Show runs through March 18.
Jan 25toFeb 22
Book ClubDuring the months of January and February, we will be reading "Untamed," by Glennon Doyle. Sponsored by the Student Health and Counseling Center.
Focus on You Friday (January 29)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser Classic RockAn intense and exciting experience for all ages!
Planetarium Show: Cosmic ColorsExplore the amazing rainbow of cosmic light through "Cosmic Colors."
Faculty News - Winter 2021
See what our faculty have accomplished within the last year! Story as published in the Winter 2021 edition of the alumni magazine.
Education and Industrial Technology Added to Career Scholars Program
WSC also recently launched a new student chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), providing fully funded memberships for Career Scholars Program students.
Fall 2020 Dean's List
More than 1,300 students made the Wayne State College dean's list for Fall 2020.
Wildcat Esports Program Enjoys Success in Inaugural Season
With two teams making the championship round and the program winning the ECAC's first Commissioner Cup, the Wildcat esports athletes captured significant success in its first season.