About Wayne State College
Wayne State College is a leading comprehensive college in Northeast Nebraska distinguished by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. It’s located on a 128-acre campus and boasts a 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio. It’s best known for its friendly atmosphere, exceptional academic reputation, success of its graduates and its affordability.
WSC began as a college primarily for teacher education but now offers more than 90 undergraduate programs and four graduate programs. Education continues to be the most popular major. Students are provided with valuable opportunities for hands-on teaching experience. Business, criminal justice and pre-professional are other popular programs at WSC. The college has a solid reputation in educating future healthcare professionals as well, thanks to a high placement rate in the allied health fields at University of Nebraska Medical Center, as well as other regional schools. Graduate programs at WSC include business administration, organizational management and two education programs.
Service learning is an important component of education at WSC. Students lead community projects designed to integrate meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities.
WSC takes pride in the success of its extra-curricular activities as well, including theater, music and its 15 athletic teams.
WSC is proud to offer exceptional education at an affordable cost. With tuition rates at only $140 per credit hour for residents, and financial assistance given to most of our students each year, WSC is the most affordable and best quality four-year college in the region. Its value, combined with personalized attention from caring professors and staff, a friendly campus community and opportunities to learn in and outside the classroom, makes WSC a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures.