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The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees, and the public. This page contains a list of the required topics and links to the detailed information.

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General Information and Policies

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Misrepresentation: Wayne State College will not engage in substantial misrepresentation by having the College itself, one of its representatives, or any ineligible institution, organization, or person with whom the institution has an agreement to provide educational programs, marketing, advertising, recruiting or admissions services, make a substantial misrepresentation regarding the institution, including about the nature of its educational program, its financial charges, employability of its graduates, or its relationship with the Department of Education. Substantial misrepresentations are prohibited in all forms, including those made in any advertising, promotional materials, or in the marketing or sale of courses or programs of instruction offered by the College.

Privacy of Student Records − Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Technology Procedures

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Withdrawal Information

Financial Aid Information

Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs

CARES Act Fund Distribution ReportsReports for distribution of funds from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), as required by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

College ScorecardThe College Scorecard is an online tool created by the United States Department of Education for consumers to compare the cost and value of higher education institutions in the United States. 

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

Cost of Attendance

Entrance Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers

Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers

Federal Student Financial Aid Eligibility for Students with Criminal Convictions

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Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Preferred Lender Arrangements: Wayne State College does not have Preferred Lender Arrangements.

Preferred Lender Lists: Wayne State College does not have a Preferred Lender List.

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal: Refer to the General Catalog.

Return of Title IV Federal Aid Policy

Scholarships

Student Loan Information

Student Data and Outcomes

Evaluation of Student Experiences: Graduating students are surveyed each year to gauge their insights on campus services and their own academic and social abilities. Read the 2020-21 report (PDF).

Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for Undergraduate Level

Outcomes for Graduate Level - Placement Data (below)

In-State Placement Rates for WSC Master's and Ed.S. Graduates - First Year After Graduation
Five-Year Average = Cohorts 2015-2019

Program Placement Rate
Business Administration (MBA) 76%
Counseling (MSE) 100%
Curriculum and Instruction (MSE) 88.8%
Organizational Management (MSOM) 70%
School Administration (Ed.S.) 95.7%
School Administration (MSE) 94.7%

Source: Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Placement Dashboard

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act) (PDF)

Student Statistics (PDF), which includes:

  • Enrollment Summary
  • Enrollment by Class 
  • Enrollment – Full-time and Part-time
  • Dorm Occupancy
  • Gender and Ethnicity
  • Degrees Awarded (Undergraduate, Master's, and Ed.S.)
  • Summary of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded
  • Career Services Graduate Survey Summary (Job Placement Rates for Undergraduates)

Graduation, Transfer, and Retention Rates - Undergraduate Students

Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates: Four-Year Average Rates

  2012 2013 2014 2015 Four-Year Total
Cohort 693 690 680 630  2,693
Total completers within 150% 43% 51% 53% 50%  49%
Total transfer-out students 42% 36% 34% 35%  37%

Four-year average Student-Right-to-Know completion or graduation rate calculation: 49% (Total Completers within 150% / Adjusted Cohort) 

Four-year average Student-Right-to-Know transfer-out rate calculation: 37% (Total Transfer-Out Students / Adjusted Cohort) 

Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey 2021-22

Retention Rates

For the cohort of all full‐time bachelor’s degreee‐seeking, undergraduate students who entered WSC as freshmen in Fall 2020 (or the preceding summer term), 72% were still enrolled in Fall 2021.

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment 2021-22

Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates: Fall 2015 Cohort (First‐Time, Full‐Time Undergraduate Students)

  Cohort Completers Within 150% Transfer-Outs Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate
Males
Non-resident alien 5 3 0 60% 0%
Hispanic/Latino 17 4 6 24% 35%
American Indian 0 0 0 - -
Asian 2 1 0 0% 0%
Black or African American 16 3 11 19% 69%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 - -
White 208 109 64 52% 31%
Two or more races 12 2 6 17% 50%
Unknown 0 0 0 - -
Total Males 260 122 87 47% 33%
 
Females
Non-resident alien 3 1 1 0% 0%
Hispanic/Latino 29 13 9 45% 31%
American Indian 2 0 2 0% 100%
Asian 2 1 1 50% 50%
Black or African American 14 1 8 7% 57%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 - -
White 308 171 105 56% 34%
Two or more races 10 5 5 50% 50%
Unknown 2 1 0 50% 0%
Total Females 370 193 131 52% 35%
 
Grand Total 630 315 218 50% 35%

Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey 2021-22

Financial Aid Breakouts

  Cohort Completers Within 150% Transfer-Outs Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate
Received Pell Grant 264 108 100 41%  38%
Received Subsidized Stafford Loan - No Pell 92 41 35 45%  38%
Did not receive Pell OR Subsidized Stafford Loan 274 166 83 61% 30%
Grand Total 630 315 218 50% 35% 

Source: 2015 Cohort from IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey 2021‐22, IPEDS Financial Aid 2016-17 and Internal Financial Aid Records

Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid 

2011-2014 Cohorts

Men's Sports Women's Sports
Sport ASR Fed Rate Sport ASR Fed Rate
Baseball 80 65 Basketball 100 53
Basketball 79 33 Bowling -- --
CC/Track 86 76 CC/track 83 65
Fencing -- -- Crew/rowing -- --
Football 62 61 Fencing -- --
Golf -- 0 Field hockey -- --
Gymnastics -- -- Golf 33 20
Ice Hockey -- -- Gymnastics -- --
Lacrosse -- -- W. Ice Hockey -- --
Mixed Rifle -- -- Lacrosse -- --
Skiing -- -- Skiing -- --
Soccer -- -- Soccer 89 54
Swimming -- -- Softball 100 77
Tennis -- -- Swimming -- --
Volleyball -- -- Tennis -- --
Water Polo -- -- Volleyball 100 61
Wrestling -- -- Water Polo -- --
Men's Non-NCAA Sponsored Sports -- -- Women's Non-NCAA Sponsored Sports -- --

Retention and Graduation Rates - Graduate Students

Retention and Graduation Rates for All Graduate Programs

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Number in entering cohort 208 235 264
Percent returned in the next academic year 71% 80% 88%
Percent completed in 2 years or less 34% 45% 34%
Percent completed in 3 or 4 years 28% 24% 36%
Total completers in 4 years 62% 69% 70%

Rates based on Academic Year Cohort (not just entering Fall). Percentages include students returning in or completing any graduate degree-seeking program regardless of initial program.