Through hands-on experiential learning in science and technology, professional and development schools, and performance and ensemble opportunities, Wayne State prepares students for careers in Nebraska, the Midwest, and beyond. Whether your dream career is in the field of health care, industrial arts, education, criminal justice, graphic design, business, or sport management, among countless others, Wayne State has the keys to your success.
99.8% of our graduates are employed or in graduate/professional school.
Based on an 88% response rate in the 2020-21 graduate survey.
The gold states show where 2020-21 WSC graduates are living now.
77% of 2020-21 Graduates Stayed in Nebraska.
Of those that are employed or in graduate/professional school, most are still in Nebraska. Based on the 2020-21 graduate survey.
A Good Return on Your Investment
Wayne State students graduate with less debt than the national average.
Average debt of a 4-year Wayne State student:
Make Your Mark in the World
With a degree from Wayne State, you'll be ready to change the world for the better. Whether it's creating notable art sculptures, being recognized as an outstanding teacher, continuing an excellent career in sports, providing clean drinking water, travelling the world, or leading a successful business, our Wildcat alumni are making a difference.
Keys to Successful Outcomes
Wayne State offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world, including:
- Guidance in finding internships and planning your career
- Hands-on experiential learning in all fields
- Opportunities to work with the community through Service-Learning
- Individual attention through small class sizes
Plan Your Career
Career planning is an information-gathering, decision-making process. You'll need to consider not only what field of study you're interested in, but also your skills and personality, as well as data about various occupations.
Successful career planning makes decisions based on this information and forms a careful plan of action regarding steps to be taken toward career goals. Wayne State's Career Services office can guide you in this process.