Wayne State College Overview
Located in Wayne, Nebraska, Wayne State College is a public institution. Wayne is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Wayne State College Known For?
- The highest award offered at WSC is the post-master's certificate.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
Wayne State College Rankings
We have ranked WSC as #413 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at WSC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards WSC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Wayne State College?
Contact details for WSC are given below.
|Address:||1111 Main St, Wayne, NE 68787|
How Do I Get Into WSC?
You can apply to WSC online at: https://www.wsc.edu/apply
Can I Afford Wayne State College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At WSC, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,750 a year. That adds up to $23,000 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at WSC is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Wayne State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 658 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,572 full-time undergraduates at WSC, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wayne State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||98|
|Hispanic or Latino||191|
Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Wayne State College. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 22 countries are represented at WSC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are CuraÃ§ao, Canada, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Wayne State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at WSC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 16th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of WSC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wayne State College was 12.5%. This is the #1,174 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WSC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of WSC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at WSC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at WSC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||#39|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#83|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#175|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#196|
|Business Administration & Management||#372|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#461|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Wayne State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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