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 financial verification form. 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.) $315
Total $47,651


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