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Wayne State College Nebraska
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.
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.
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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.
An Evening of ChoirsFeaturing WSC choirs. Livestream only.
Symphonic Band and Wind EnsembleFeaturing the WSC symphonic band and wind ensemble. Will also be livestreamed.
Plains Writers Series (Fiction)Celebrate the prose and poetry of Great Plains writers during the Plains Writers Series. Featuring Dave Mainelli.
Dodgeball TournamentHosted by the Student Athlete Advisory Committee to support Haven House.
Apr 22toJul 31
Juried Art ShowShow runs from April 22 through summer.
Juried Art Show (Opening Reception)Show runs from April 22 through summer.
Faculty Recital: Karl Kolbeck and Angela Miller-NilesFeaturing Dr. Karl Kolbeck on bass clarinet and Dr. Angela Miller-Niles on piano.
Green Teams and WSC Facility Services Plan Earth Day Activities
WSC Facility Services, the WSC Green Team, and the City of Wayne Green Team will host activities April 22 and 25, including picking up trash, planting a tree, and watching an Earth Day documentary.
State Colleges to Provide $3K in Additional Assistance to Students
Students who are Pell-eligible or have an EFC of $10,000 or less are eligible to receive additional HEERF funds.
WSC Wins 3 National Collegiate Advertising Awards
Wayne State won a gold award for a series of academic department brochures, a gold award for student testimonial recruitment videos, and a bronze award for its television commercial, “Lead Tomorrow."
State Nebraska Bank Honors Kaki Ley with Gift to Fine Arts Renovation
Peterson Fine Arts' atrium space will be named "State Nebraska Bank & Trust Atrium: Inspired by Kaki Ley," as part of the major renovation planned for the building.