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Expenses and Scholarships

Contact us

International Student Admissions
Bill Motzer
International Admissions
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
wmotzer [at] nebrwesleyan.edu (wmotzer[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Phone: (402) 465-2218

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

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

Expenses and Scholarships

The total cost of attendance for the 2023-2024 academic year is approximately $57,624 (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.

Approximate annual expenses for international undergraduate students
2024–25 academic yearOff-campus (with host family)On-campus living
Student fee$1,194$1,194
Matriculation fee$150$150
Room and meals$3,000$11,986
Technology fee$100$100
Other (TB tests, deposits, etc.)$320$320
Total cost before subtracting NWU scholarships$48,638$57,624

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

Transfer scholarships for students coming from any university or U.S. community college
NWU scholarshipAmountCriteria
Pathway Transfer Scholarship$20,000Students admitted from a U.S. community college Pathways Partner School
Prairie Wolves Transfer Scholarship$17,000Cumulative 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.