Wayne State College, NE

Public4-Year • Small • Highly ResidentialMaster's College and UniversityNot Selective • High Transfer-InOpen AdmissionsMain Campus
1111 Main St, Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7000

Wayne State College Rankings

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Academics at Wayne State College

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences6%
Business, Management, Marketing17%
Communication, Journalism3%
Computer and Information Sciences4%
Engineering Technologies3%
English Language and Literature2%
Health Professions and Related Programs2%
Human, Family and Consumer Sciences3%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting8%
Mathematics and Statistics1%
Multi-disciplinary Studies1%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies8%
Physical Sciences2%
Social Sciences2%
Visual and Performing Arts4%


Getting into Wayne State College

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Typical Test Scores


Cost of Attending Wayne State College

$7KIn-State Tuition
$13KOut-of-State Tuition
$18KAverage Total Cost
$13KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS


Typical Debt after Wayne State College

55%Receive Federal Loans
$13KMedian Federal Debt
69%Repayment Rate
$209Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS
$0–$30K 25%42%57%
$30K–$48K 15%16%16%
$48K–$75K 23%16%12%
$75K–$110K 21%15%9%
>$110K 16%15%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$12K$13K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$12K$13K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$15K$14K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$13K$14K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$14K$12K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$28K$29K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$22K$21K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 66%55%43%
3-years after entering repayment 69%58%46%
5-years after entering repayment 73%63%50%
7-years after entering repayment 77%68%55%


Completion Rates at Wayne State College

75%Retention Rate
42%Transfer Rate
14%Withdrawal Rate
47%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolNEUS
Within 4 Years 26%34%38%
Within 6 Years 47%52%55%
Within 8 Years 50%53%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolNEUS
Asian 40%47%53%
Black 10%39%39%
Caucasian 49%52%52%
Hispanic or Latino 19%46%47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 50%47%43%
Non-US citizens/residents 100%59%50%
Two or more races 22%36%44%
Other race 40%45%44%


Outcomes after Wayne State College

96%Employment Rate
$33KMedian Salary
$22K25 Pctl Salary
$42K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 96%91%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 95%90%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 94%89%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 93%90%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 93%88%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$11K$10K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$22K$21K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$33K$31K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$42K$45K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$51K$57K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$33K$31K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$36K$34K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$36K$37K$35K


Students at Wayne State College

75%Full-time Undergrads
21Avg Entry Age
658Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 56%67%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 44%33%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolNEUS
Asian 1%2%4%
Black 4%6%18%
Caucasian 80%69%49%
Hispanic or Latino 8%10%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native 1%5%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 2%2%2%
Two or more races 3%3%3%
Other race 1%4%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS
$0–$30K 19%27%43%
$30K–$48K 15%16%18%
$48K–$75K 24%18%16%

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