New Student Registration (NSR) is a program for new students who are ready to enroll for classes beginning Fall 2021. The purpose of the NSR program is to provide students with a smooth transition to college. All first-time freshmen are encouraged to attend.
Wayne State College Nebraska
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.
New! One Rate at Wayne State
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.
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Wayne State College has the programs you want at prices you can afford. Explore our programs, tour our campus, and join the Wildcats!
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)
Apr 22toJul 31
Juried Art ShowShow runs from April 22 through summer.
Women's Wildcat OpenSlice into summer and support Wildcat student-athletes. Note: Registration is closed.
WSC Baseball Alumni Golf OutingReunite with WSC baseball alumni during this golf tournament!
Focus on You Friday (September 24)Focus on You Friday: A visit day for high school seniors and their families.
Civic Engagement Award CelebrationThe Sept. 29, 2021, celebration will recognize the recipient of the Dr. Ron Holt Civic Engagement Award.
Focus on You Friday (October 8)A day for high school seniors to visit Wayne State College.
Spanish Visit Day (Fall)Dia de Familia: A special visit day for Spanish-speaking students and their families. / Para estudiantes de habla hispana y sus familias.
WSC Receives $1M Grant to Help Serve Behavioral Health Care Needs in Rural Nebraska
The project aims to increase access to behavioral health care for rural and other high-demand populations, while encouraging WSC graduates to practice in underserved communities.
WSC Hosts Community of Learning Facilitator Development Retreat
The retreat was held June 28-29 at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler and included facilitators from Aruba.
No Tuition or Fee Increases at State Colleges for 2021-22 Academic Year
The tuition freeze applies to undergraduate and graduate, resident and nonresident students, and online rates.
Spring 2021 Dean's List
More than 1,100 students made the Wayne State College dean's list for Spring 2021.