NWU Facts

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Nebraska Wesleyan University, founded in 1887, enrolls approximately 2,100 from multiple states and countries which makes it the ideal sized university.

University Facts

  • Average incoming class ACT: 26
  • 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Average class size: 19
  • 106 majors, minors and pre-professional programs
  • 40+ active student organizations
  • Thriving study abroad and service learning programming
  • Six Greek chapters
  • 79% average first to second-year retention rate
  • 70% graduation rate (percentage of full-time, first-time students who completed bachelor's degree within 6 years)
  • 66% enter grad school within five years
  • Four-year graduation guarantee
  • 98% of students receive financial aid
  • $15 million in aid distributed last year
  • Student loan default rate: 4.6% (national average: 11.5%)