Dedicated to providing liberal arts education in a Christian environment, Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) has been offering educational programs that seeks to prepare its students for productive careers and personal lives since its founding in 1887. It was founded by Nebraska Methodists and is affiliated with the United Methodists Church. It is located at 5000 Saint Paul Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska within the University Place Neighborhood.
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s student body is comprised of 1,600 undergraduates, 225 graduate students and 275 adult learners. Student/faculty ratio is 13:1. Students come from at least 25 states and 15 foreign countries.
The academic offerings of Nebraska Wesleyan University include 53 majors, 41 minors, 18 pre-professional programs and several graduate programs. Some of these are programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Social Work and Organizational Communication, Nursing; Master’s degree in Forensic Science, Nursing and Historical Studies; Post-Master’s certificate in Nursing and certificate program in Project Management. Specific areas of study include Arts, Biology, Business/Accounting and Economics, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Education, English, Gender Studies, Global Studies, Health and Human Performance, History, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Nursing, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Sociology/Anthropology and Social Work and Theatre Arts. Academics are combined with experiential and service learning to ensure students’ comprehensive development. Adult programs referred to as Wesleyan Advantage are offered in several locations including Lincoln and Omaha.
Estimated annual cost of tuition is $ 21,980.00 for 12 to 18 credit hours. Other expected costs include $ 332.00 for student activity fee, $ 200.00 for student health insurance, $ 6,000.00 for a double room/7 day meal plan/ regular hall option. Books and other personal expenses are not yet included.