Contact us

International Student Admissions
Bill Motzer
Vice President for Student Enrollment
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
wmotzer [at] (wmotzer[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Phone: (402) 465-2551

International Student Programs
Sarah Barr
Director of Global Engagement
sbarr [at] (sbarr[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Phone: +1 (402) 465-2193

Yoko Iwasaki-Zink
International Student Advisor
yiwasaki [at] (yiwasaki[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Phone: +1 (402) 465-2520

Expenses and Scholarships

The total cost of attendance for the 2022-2023 academic year is approximately $53,574 (US dollars), which includes housing, meals, student health insurance, books and all related fees. Please complete the International Student Post-Admission Enrollment Requirement Form to confirm the financial resources necessary to support your NWU education, after subtracting the NWU scholarships from the cost of attendance.

2023–24 academic year Off-campus (with host family) On-campus living

Approximate annual expenses for international undergraduate students

Tuition $40,648 $40,648
Student fee $1,014 $1,014
Matriculation fee $140 $140
Living expenses $3,000 $11,886
Books $1,000 $1,000
Insurance $600 $600
Technology fee $100 $100
Other (TB tests, etc.) $320 $320
Total cost before subtracting NWU scholarships $46,822 $55,708

International undergraduate scholarships for first-time undergraduate students 

Scholarship Annual Amount GPA Criteria
Board of Governors $24,000 3.75+
Presidents $22,000 3.5-3.74
Black & Gold $20,000 up to 3.49

NWU scholarship Amount Criteria

Transfer scholarships for students coming from any university or U.S. community college

Pathway Transfer Scholarship $20,000 Students admitted from a U.S. community college Pathways Partner School
Prairie Wolves Transfer Scholarship $17,000 Cumulative college GPA of 2.75 or above transferring from all other colleges or four-year universities


Other International Scholarships

International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU) Scholarships
Non-US citizens who graduate from an IAMSCU affiliated secondary school are eligible to receive up to $25,000 in scholarships to enroll at NWU as a full-time, undergraduate first-year or a transfer student. The scholarships are renewable annually. Approximately 67% of the annual cost of undergraduate tuition is covered.