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Tuition and Fees

University Contacts

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68504

Academic Affairs Office, Smith-Curtis 311
(402) 465-2110 Fax (402) 465-2537

Admissions Office, Smith-Curtis 207
(402) 465-2143 Fax (402) 465-2177
admissions [at] cree310.com (admissions[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Business Office, Smith-Curtis 202
(402) 465-2118 Fax (402) 465-2565
businessoffice [at] cree310.com (businessoffice[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Financial Aid Office, Smith-Curtis 207
(402) 465-2167 Fax (402) 465-2194
financialaid [at] cree310.com (financialaid[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Registrar's Office, Smith-Curtis 206
(402) 465-2243
registrar [at] cree310.com (registrar[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Student Life, Story Student Center 200
(402) 465-2223
studentlife [at] cree310.com (studentlife[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Tuition and Fees

Estimated Price of Attendance for Academic Year 2024-2025

Undergraduate students are automatically considered for NWU academic and need-based scholarships, which will reduce the total cost of tuition. 

Students should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for, and receive, additional financial aid resources. The FAFSA determines your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Your eligibility for need-based aid is the remaining balance after subtracting your EFC from the total cost of attendance.

Estimated indirect expenses are not billed by NWU, but are included as part of the cost of attendance used to determine financial aid eligibility. Financial aid may be used to help cover indirect expenses.

See your admission counselor or contact the NWU financial aid office for a personal cost estimate.

Undergraduate Costs

Undergraduate tuition is billed by the semester; scholarships will reduce this tuition cost. The following example shows estimated annual costs. Each student’s exact costs will vary.

Estimates based on full-time attendance (12 – 18 credit hours per semester)

      First Year
(on campus)
First Year
(at home)
     Returning
(on campus)
Returning
(at home)
    Returning
(off campus)
Tuition42,27442,27442,27442,27442,274
Fees
- Student fee1,1941,1941,1941,1941,194
- Technology fee104104104104104
- Matriculation fee160160---
Housing/Meals12,229-13,906--
Total Direct Expenses$55,961$43,732$57,478$43,572$43,572
      
Housing/Meals-3,000-3,00013,906
Books1,0001,0001,0001,0001,000
Personal expenses2,5002,5002,5002,5002,500
Transportation1,0001,0001,0001,0001,000
Total Indirect Expenses$4,500$7,500$4,500$7,500$18,406
      
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$60,461$51,232$61,978$51,072$61,978

 

Undergraduate One-Time and Occasional Fees

ItemFee
Rize Course Fee, per course$500
Additional Tuition for enrollment over 18 credit hours, per credit hour$810
Tuition for Part-Time enrollment (1-11 credit hours), per credit hour$1,390
Student Fee for Part-Time enrollment, per credit hour$26
Tuition for Summer Term, per credit hour$400
Tuition for Winter Term, per credit hour$400
Tuition for approved High School students (fall & spring only), per credit hour$200
Auditing Fee, per credit hour$30
Credit by Examination Application Fee$25
Credit by Examination Tuition Fee (Undergraduate), per credit hour earned$115
Health and Human Performance activity feesvary
Laboratory breakage feevary
Late Payment Fee$40
Lifelong Learning Portfolio application fee$100
Applied Music Fee, per credit hour of lesson$235
Nursing student evaluation fee (per year)$50
Nursing student ATI subscription fee, per semester$579
Nursing Sim Lab supplies, per year$70
Nursing student My Clinical Exchange, per semester$20
Returned check collection fee$40
Senior College fee (per course)$25
Student-Faculty Collaborative Research course fee$25
Student Identification Card replacement fee$25
Transcripts (official)$6-$10

 


Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator estimates the cost to attend NWU for traditional undergraduate students.


Adult Undergraduate Business Administration and Social Work Majors

Estimates are based on 9 credit hours per semester, 18 hours for the academic year

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($360/cr hr)6,4806,480
Matriculation fee160-
Student fee, per credit hour (18 hrs)324324
Total Direct Expenses$6,964$6,804
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr, up to $600/yr)900900
Personal expenses1,2501,250
Transportation750750
Total Indirect Expenses$15,848$15,848
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$22,812$22,652

Adult Undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Estimates are based on 9 credit hours per semester, 18 hours for the academic year

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($376/cr hr)6,7686,768
Matriculation Fee160-
Nursing student evaluation fee5050
Student fee, per credit hour (18 hrs)324324
Total Direct Expenses$7,302$7,142
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr, up to $600/yr)900900
Personal expenses1,2501,250
Transportation750750
Total Indirect Expenses$15,548$15,548
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$22,850$22,690

Graduate Costs

Graduate courses are billed per credit hour. The following example shows estimated annual costs. Each student’s exact costs will vary.

Estimates based on 6 credit hours per semester; 12 credit hours for the academic year.

Master of Business Administration

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($540/cr hr)6,4806,480
Matriculation Fee160-
Online course fee, per credit hour (12 hrs)420420
Total Direct Expenses$7,060$6,900
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr; Maximum $600 per semester)600600
Personal expenses1,5001,500
Transportation500500
Total Indirect Expenses$15,548$15,548
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$22,608$22,448

 

Master of Science in Nursing

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($497/cr hr)7,1647,164
Matriculation fee160-
Nursing student evaluation fee (per year)5050
Online course fee, per credit hour (12 hrs)420420
Total Direct Expenses$7,794$7,634
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr; Maximum $600 per semester)600600
Personal expenses1,5001,500
Transportation500500
Total Indirect Expenses$15,548$15,548
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$23,342$23,182

 

MSN/MBA

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($497/cr hr)5,9645,964
Matriculation fee160-
Nursing student evaluation fee (per year)5050
Online course fee, per credit hour (12 hrs)420420
Total Direct Expenses$6,597$6,434
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr; Maximum $600 per semester)600600
Personal expenses1,5001,500
Transportation500500
Total Indirect Expenses$15,548$15,548
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$22,145$21,982

 

Master of Social Work

 New StudentReturning Student
Tuition ($520/cr hr)6,2406,240
Matriculation fee160-
Student fee, per credit hour (12 hrs)216216
Total Direct Expenses$6,616$6,456
   
Housing/Meals ($6,474 per semester)12,94812,948
Books ($50/cr hr; Maximum $600 per semester)600600
Personal expenses1,2501,250
Transportation750750
Total Indirect Expenses$15,548$15,548
   
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$22,164$22,004

 

Adult/Graduate One-Time and Occasional Fees

ItemFee
Rize Course Fee, per course$500
Online Course Fee, per credit hour$35
Auditing Fee, per credit hour$30
Credit by Examination Application Fee$25
Credit by Examination Tuition Fee (Undergraduate), per credit hour earned$115
Credit by Examination Tuition Fee (Graduate), per credit hour earned$150
Health and Human Performance activity feesvary
Laboratory breakage feevary
Late Payment Fee$40
Applied Music Fee, per credit hour of lesson$235
Returned check collection fee$40
Student-Faculty Collaborative Research course fee$25
Student Identification Card replacement fee$25
Transcripts (official)$6-$10