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.
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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.
Pop Culture JeopardyJeopardy hosted by the Student Activities Board (SAB).
Visiting Artist Series - "Walls and Bridges" (Artist Talk and Opening Reception)Show is by artist Terri Parish McGaffin. Artist talk will also be livestreamed.
Jan 21toMar 18
Visiting Artist Series - "Walls and Bridges"Show is by artist Terri Parish McGaffin. Show runs through March 18.
Make an Intention BraceletMotivate yourself by making something that inspires you.
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.
Grocery BingoBingo hosted by the Student Activities Board (SAB).
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.
Wayne State Creates Shotgun Sports Team
The new shooting team is a part of the Prairie Circuit Conference and will compete in trap, skeet, and sporting clays events.
Benthack Hall Renovation Aims to Serve Regional Mental Health Needs
Renovated facility will offer space to train students in human service and counseling, while also providing mental health care for the surrounding community.
Wayne State College Winter 2020 Commencement
The Winter 2020 commencement ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in Rice Auditorium. No guests are allowed. The event will be livestream only.