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Nebraska Wesleyan University holds a unique place in American college sports.

The seven contiguous states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma are home to some 12 million people. Together, they cover a fifth of the lower 48. And between them, they have just one NCAA III institution: Nebraska Wesleyan University.

So when we say NWU offers an athletic experience unlike anything else in our region, we mean it.

NWU takes back-to-back 'Nursing Student of the Year' awards

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s nursing program has a sterling reputation. And that reputation is growing.

Last year, the March of Dimes honored one NWU professor (Prof. Sue Gabriel) and two NWU students (Sydney Wergin and Cassie Newton) as Nebraska Nurses of the Year.

And this year, NWU added another Nebraska Nursing Student of the Year in Katie Noble of Grand Island, Neb.

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NWU holds scholarship events that match your students’ academic interests

by Bill Motzer, enrollment vice president

Attending an event at Nebraska Wesleyan University needs to be on your students’ calendar. That’s because NWU matches scholarship events with students’ academic interests.

First, NWU offers a wide range of scholarship events geared specifically for students with different career and life goals. We give students great access to professors and alumni professionals who are thriving in their field of interest.

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Distinctive academic programs fuel enrollment growth

Back in August, Nebraska Wesleyan University enrolled its largest class in our 131-year history. So how is this recruiting season comparing?

Applications and deposits are above last year’s record pace—by quite a bit.

One reason why: Nebraska Wesleyan offers truly outstanding academic programs in the areas your students are seeking now. Here are just a few examples.

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December 1 deadline for NWU’s full-ride scholarship

Yes, Nebraska Wesleyan’s Huge-NWU Scholarship is a “huge” award. But that’s not how you say it. At NWU, “Huge” rhymes with “you bee,” as in Harry and Reba Huge, the philanthropists who created Nebraska Wesleyan University’s top academic scholarship.

The Huge-NWU Scholarship awards academic excellence in all fields. Huge scholars are often defined by high levels of community and school engagement more than by pristine GPAs.

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Let's begin

by Bill Motzer, vice president of enrollment

Your mission is clear. You work hard to give your students everything they need to succeed beyond the walls of your high school.

You want to give your students reliable information on the right schools for them—the places with the best programs and aid packages around. And to be that resource for your students, you deserve a resource of your own.

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