International Student Admissions Process

Requirements

Nebraska Wesleyan admits undergraduate international students based on:

  • the strength of their academic transcripts,
  • a minimum of a high school diploma/certificate of completion, and
  • a minimum English proficiency exam score, when English is not the student’s primary language.

Application Process

  • International student application deadlines:
    • July 1 for Fall Semester
    • October 1 for Spring Semester
  • Complete the free online application
  • Complete the Financial Certification Form which will be sent via email to you following the submission of your application.
    • Certified copy of high school and/or university transcripts (translated by a certified person)
    • Certified copy of high school diploma or certificate of high school completion (translated by a certified person)
    • Official score from one of the following English language tests, when English is not the student’s primary language:

      Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
      Institution code: 6470
      Minimum score: Paper test-525
      Internet test-71

      International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
      Minimum Score: 5.5

      Society of Testing English Proficiency (STEP) Eiken
      Minimum Score: Pre-1 Level
    • (Optional) International students eligible for Nebraska Wesleyan University scholarships based on SAT scores should forward those scores to the Admissions Office if they wish to be considered.

Fax or mail financial certification form, financial documents, transcripts and other required materials to:

Bill Motzer
Vice President for Student Enrollment
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

FAX: 1-402-465-2177

Questions? Contact Bill at (402) 465-2551 or wmotzer [at] nebrwesleyan.edu

Post-Admission Requirements

  • Upon acceptance at Nebraska Wesleyan University, international students must submit a $350 U.S. deposit, which is applied to their first year tuition. The Office of Global Engagement will issue an I-20 form after the deposit is received. Additional information regarding the deposit and immigration documents will be included with the formal letter of acceptance.
  • The Office of Global Engagement will issue an I-20 form after the deposit is received. Additional information regarding the deposit and immigration documents will be included with the formal letter of acceptance.
  • To facilitate their cultural and linguistic adjustment, international students live in our residence halls. All students are required to live in campus housing until they reach senior standing or until they are 21 years of age.
  • International students are required to pay tuition, fees, room and board at the beginning of each semester.
  • International students are required to be continuously enrolled in a health insurance plan.

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