Transfer Student – a high school graduate or student who has attained a GED who has attended another college or university.
Nebraska Wesleyan University uses a broad, comprehensive process to review and select applicants. We look at many factors with no one component of the application singled out as most important. We examine the rigor of the college you attended and the difficulty level of the classes you took.
- Must be in good standing at your current college or university.
- Must have at least a 2.00 GPA.
- Four-Year Institutions: NWU accepts credit for courses with a C- or above.
- Two-Year Institutions (community and vocational colleges)
- Credits are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
- NWU requires a minimum grade of C- or above.
- No more than 64 semester credit hours can transfer.
- Baccalaureate Degree Checklists for Nebraska community college courses that may transfer to NWU:
- Central Community College (PDF)
- Iowa Western Community College (PDF)
- Metropolitan Community College (PDF)
- Mid Plains Community College (PDF)
- Northeast Community College (PDF)
- Southeast Community College (PDF)
- Western Nebraska Community College (PDF)
Lists are updated regularly. Check back often or contact Jenny Gramann, Transfer Coordinator with any questions.
- See also Baccalaureate Degree Checklist on page 47 of the 2009–2011 NWU Course Catalog.
- After accepted, the NWU Registrar will determine which credits will transfer.
- After accepting admission, students receive the housing form with their acceptance letter. The student determines their off-campus or on-campus housing option and sends in the form with a $400 tuition deposit.
- Transfer students are accommodated for campus housing after admissions receives the housing form.
Tip: To prepare for applying free online, print the PDF copy of the application form to learn what questions will be asked.
To complete your admissions application, you will need:
- To send to NWU Admissions official transcripts from all the colleges you’ve attended.
- To pay a $20 application fee (or apply online free)
- To download and complete paper application form (PDF), if you choose not to apply online free
- Optional: Complete Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- For verification of federal and Nebraska Wesleyan need-based aid, submit FAFSA application after you and your parents have completed your income tax returns for the year you plan to attend NWU.
- On your FAFSA application, be sure to 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.
- Students are notified promptly of their status/eligibility.
- Apply Online Free
- PDF Application
Mail printed applications, $20 paper-application fee, transcripts, and other required materials to:
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794