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Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

About Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska Wesleyan University was founded in 1887. The college enrolls around 1,688 students a year, including 1,555 undergraduates.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University. Nebraska Wesleyan University admitted 81% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 1,931 out of 2,370 total applicants were accepted.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 6%

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Nebraska Wesleyan University is located in the town of Lincoln, Nebraska, near Omaha.

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College Info

5000 Saint Paul Avenue Lincoln, NE 68504-2796

Campus Setting: Suburban

Nebraska Wesleyan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 26

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nebraska Wesleyan University is Aug 26.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nebraska Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

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Nebraska Wesleyan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1220


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

500 - 630

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Wondering what life at Nebraska Wesleyan University is like? There are approximately 1,688 students enrolled at Nebraska Wesleyan University, including 1,555 undergraduate students and 133 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from NE and 23% percent of students are from other states.


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