How to apply to NWU

Requirements for Admission

The following must be submitted to be considered for admission:

Recommendations for Admission

Nebraska Wesleyan University uses a comprehensive process to review applicants. We select incoming classes with a variety of talents, views and achievements.

We examine the rigor of your high school program. We prefer, but do not require, that you have:

  • 4 years of high school English,
  • 4 years of mathematics,
  • 3 years of the same foreign language,
  • 3 years of laboratory science, and
  • 3 years of social studies.

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We consider your participation in activities, honors, and awards as indicators of your involvement.

Enrollment Process

  • Students will be notified of admission soon after submitting all required items.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • For verification of federal and Nebraska Wesleyan need-based aid, submit the FAFSA application after October 1.
    • Enter in the college release and certification section the full name of Nebraska Wesleyan University and College Code 002555.
    • NWU reviews FAFSA applications as soon as all required admissions applications documents are received.
  • Submit a $350 tuition deposit to accept the offer of admission and confirm your commitment to attend NWU.

Mail test scores, transcripts, and other required materials to:

Admissions Office
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

For more information contact NWU Admissions at: (800) 541-3818, ext. 2218 admissions [at] nebrwesleyan.edu