The new universal in-state tuition rate, which begins Fall 2021, will save 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.
Wayne State College
Tuition Guarantee Program
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.
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
programs of study
clubs and organizations
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.
Jan 21toMar 18
Visiting Artist Series - "Walls and Bridges"Show is by artist Terri Parish McGaffin. Show runs through March 18.
Planetarium Show: Distant Worlds, Alien Life?Find out what there is to know about possible alien life.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser BeatlesAn intense and exciting experience for all ages!
Music Performance - A Touch of BrassA local brass quintet will perform. Event will also be livestreamed.
Track and Field CampFor high school students.
Deadline for Judas Goat SubmissionsWe are looking for WSC graduate and undergraduate submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork.
Webinar: Putting a Halt on Human TraffickingSponsored by Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society and Haven House Family Services Center.
WSC Students and Alumna Named Fulbright Semifinalists
Adam Smith, Linnea Vogel, Gracie Hansen, and Jennifer Lopez '20 are semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student English Teaching Assistant Program.
WSC Recognized as Military Friendly College for 2021-22
According to the Military Friendly website, Wayne State "is an excellent choice for military service members and veterans."
Class cancellation for Feb. 15-16
Classes canceled, but offices remain open.
Richling Selected as 1 of 3 NSCS Student Trustees
Jackson Richling, a junior majoring in business administration and Vice President of Student Senate, was selected as the trustee representing Wayne State College.