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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Tuition Guarantee Program
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
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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.
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.
Faculty Recital: Josh CalkinFeaturing Dr. Josh Calkin on the tuba.
Movie Screening: "Nosferatu"A horror film hosted by the WSC Media Club and the Majestic Theater.
SAB Movie Night: "The Nightmare Before Christmas"A free movie showing sponsored by the Student Activities Board. Come in costume and bring your friends!
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser Classic RockAn intense and exciting experience for all ages!
Focus on You Friday (October 30)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Wayne State College to Celebrate First-Generation Students
About half of Wayne State’s students are classified as first generation in any given year. A variety of activities are planned for the first week in November to recognize these students.
State Colleges to Guarantee Affordability and Access Through New Program
Free tuition will be available for Pell-qualified Nebraska students at Wayne State College.
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.