Expenses and Scholarships

The total cost of attendance for the 2019-2020 academic year is approximately $47,651 (US dollars), which includes housing, meals, student health insurance, books and all related fees. Please complete the International Student Post-Admission Enrollment Requirement form (PDF). This form confirms the financial resources necessary to support your NWU education, after subtracting the NWU scholarships from the cost of attendance.

2019-20 academic year All figures are in U.S. dollars.

Estimated expenses for international undergraduate students

Tuition $34,582
Student fee $862
Matriculation fee $120
On campus living (room and meals) $10,172
Books $1,000
Insurance $600
Other (TB tests, deposits, etc.) $320
Total $47,656


NWU scholarship Amount ACT/SAT/GPA*

International undergraduate scholarships for
first-time undergraduate students starting fall 2018

Founders $20,000 32+ / 1420+ / 3.75+
Board of Governors $18,000 29–31 / 1330–1410 / 3.5+
Presidents $16,000 26–28 / 1230–1320 / 3.5+
Flagship Match Grant $15,000 All admitted students

*Culumative GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale and may be weighted.


NWU scholarship Amount Criteria

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

Pathways $15,000 Students admitted from a U.S. community college Pathways Partner School
Prairie Wolves Transfer $12,000 Cumulative college GPA of 2.75 or above transferring from all other colleges or four-year universities

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] nebrwesleyan.edu
Phone: (402) 465-2551

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

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