Member College Profile
Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, NE) is a liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence. NWU is a top national producer of Fulbright scholars and ranks 12th in the nation with 104 Academic All-Americans. Two-thirds of NWU students go on to graduate or professional school.
The university earned one of the nation’s top awards for global emphasis in higher education, the 2008 Sen. Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. NWU was also one of 15 colleges invited to participate in the inaugural U.S. Department of State Internship Fellows Program.
Approximately 1,500 undergraduate students enjoy a 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and a broad-based curriculum of 48 majors, 40 minors and 18 pre-professional programs. Graduate programs in forensic science, nursing and historical studies serve approximately 225 students. More than 275 adult learners are enrolled in Wesleyan Advantage baccalaureate programs.