Wayne State College

Wayne State College

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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!



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.

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Visit Us

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 new virtual visit experience.

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Explore Costs

We're the most affordable four-year college in the region. We also provide generous financial aid and scholarships to defray your remaining costs.

Tuition and Aid

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.


Find Your Major

Search by keyword to see which of our 130+ programs of study is right for you.

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Wayne State at a Glance


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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.

COVID-19 Info