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WSC Announces New Athletic and Recreation Facility
Wayne State College athletics has announced plans for an athletic and recreation facility renovation project, which includes the addition of an air-supported indoor structure and major renovations to the Recreation Center, Rice Auditorium and the Kirk Gardner Indoor Athletic Complex.
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The new state college Tuition Guarantee ensures Pell-qualified students can attend Wayne State College tuition-free.
New! One Rate at Wayne State
Our new universal in-state tuition rate saves out-of-state students nearly $6,000 per year on tuition costs. The new rate applies to all new and returning undergraduate students in Fall 2021, as long as they are taking in-person classes.
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Wayne State College has the programs you want at prices you can afford. We're nationally-ranked for academic excellence and consistently rated as being more affordable than other four-year colleges and universities in Nebraska. Explore our programs, tour our campus, and join the Wildcats!
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We're rated as the most affordable four-year college in the region. We also provide generous financial aid and scholarships to defray your remaining costs.
Why I Chose Wayne State
Wayne State is a public college in Nebraska that has received several accolades for its 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 rated as the most affordable of other universities and four-year colleges in Nebraska. 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.
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Jan 18toMar 24
Art Exhibit: Wanderings - A Walk in the WoodsExhibit runs through March 24, 2023.
Feb 22toMar 29
Lenten Season with Wildcat Catholic NewmanWatch a SEEK23 Conference video each week during Lent.
Theatre Show: "Our Town"Featuring WSC theatre students.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser 60sNOTE: Shows at the Planetarium have been temporarily suspended while the elevator in the Carhart Science building is under repair. Please keep checking back on this website for updates.
Planetarium Show: Seeing! A Photon's Journey Through Time, Space, and MindNOTE: Shows at the Planetarium have been temporarily suspended while the elevator in the Carhart Science building is under repair. Please keep checking back on this website for updates.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser Classic RockNOTE: Shows at the Planetarium have been temporarily suspended while the elevator in the Carhart Science building is under repair. Please keep checking back on this website for updates.
Fundraiser for Haven HouseA 24-hour fundraising drive hosted by the KWSC radio station. Event is from 12 p.m. March 25 until 12 p.m. March 26.
Night Before Nationals Delivers Animated Night of Celebrated Speech
Students on the forensics team share their performances before heading to the NFA National Tournament.
WSC Student Joins Clinton Global Initiative University
Through CGI U, international student Roshan Yadav and his three-person team are working to create social change in Southeast Asia.
Woodwind Concert Features World Premiere by WSC Senior
Performance is at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in Ley Theatre.
The Second City Returns to WSC with Hilarious New Comedy
Performance is April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre.
Faculty Tuba Recital Honors Women Composers
Dr. Josh Calkin performs with Shelly Armstrong at 7:30 p.m. April 4.