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Transfer to Wayne State College

Wayne State College offers a great value for a four-year degree. We welcome you to our classrooms and campus, where you'll discover more opportunities to make the most of your education.

Why Transfer to WSC?

Students transfer to Wayne State College for many reasons: after completing a two-year degree, a change in academic interest, or simply a change of heart. Whatever the reason, you’ll find a home at Wayne State. We welcome you to our classrooms and campus to share your life experiences.

With more than 130 programs of study to choose from, the lowest tuition in the region, faculty who care about your success, and hundreds of ways to get involved, you know without a doubt you are making the right decision. You'll receive personalized attention as you transfer to campus, and we'll support you in planning courses and assessing credits you may have already earned.

If you are considering the next step in your education - and are seeking an environment that embraces transfer students - we invite you to explore Wayne State College.

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How to Transfer Colleges: Admission to WSC

1. Visit Campus

Contact the WSC Admissions Office to experience campus, speak with an admissions representative, and visit with a faculty member. Call 866-WSC-CATS or schedule a visit online.

2. Apply for Admission

Request an official copy of any and all transcripts from previously attended institutions to be sent to the Admissions Office. Transcripts may be sent through Parchment to admissions@wsc.edu or mail to Office of Admissions, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787.

Tips for applying online:

  • You will need an active email address to begin your application.
  • You can save your application at any time and submit it at a later time. 
  • If you are under 18, you'll need to have your parent or guardian present to submit your final application.

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3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Apply for Financial Aid via the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Make sure to add Wayne State College's federal school code to your FAFSA: 002566.

Apply for any transfer scholarships offered at your current institution (if applicable) as well as transfer scholarships and other scholarships at Wayne State College.

4. Complete Student Health Form

A student health form is also required for each new student. Print the health form here.

5. Apply for Campus Housing

If you are interested in learning more about living on campus, schedule a visit to campus or check out our housing options

If you plan on living in student housing, you will need to fill out the application form and submit the appropriate one-time deposit of $50. Complete the housing application.

6. Enroll in Classes

Once you have been admitted, you will receive a notice about your next steps. You may contact the Admissions Office to schedule a registration appointment. We will schedule a time with a faculty member in your major area.   

As a transfer student, you will be able to register for classes at the same time as current students.  If you have an A.A. or A.S. degree from an accredited community college in Nebraska, you likely already meet our general education requirements.

Spring Semester - Registration typically begins in early November.

Fall Semester - Registration typically begins in early April.

Transfer College Credits

You may transfer up to 66 credit hours from any accredited community college, but you must have earned a “C” or better at a regionally accredited institution. If you are transferring from a partner school, Wayne State may have already made agreements for your credits to transfer, depending on your program of study.

Check out the transfer guide to see how your credits from another institution will transfer to WSC.

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Transfer from Western Iowa Tech Community College

Wayne State College and Western Iowa Technical Community College have partnered to offer programs that allow WITCC students to seamlessly transfer a wide array of associate degrees to earn bachelor's degrees at WSC. Build your resume by turning your associate into a bachelor's degree.

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Scholarships

Wayne State College awards offers more than $3.3 million in more than 200 types of scholarships. Make sure to apply for scholarships specifically for transfer students as well as your area of study.

Questions About Transferring?

Admissions Office
1-866-972-2287
admissions@wsc.edu

Transfer Admissions Coordinator
Kaleb Kreikemeier
402-375-7552
kakreik1@wsc.edu