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2023-2024 Course Catalog

International Student

International Student: Will attend Nebraska Wesleyan University on a student visa.

Requirements for Admission:
Nebraska Wesleyan admits undergraduate international students based on:

  • Strength of academic transcripts,
  • Minimum of high school diploma/certificate of completion, and
  • Minimum English proficiency exam score, when English is not the student’s primary language

Application Process:
Deadline for receipt of application materials listed below is July 1 for Fall semester and October 1 for Spring semester

  • Application for admission - complete NWU's online app or the Common App
  • Nebraska Wesleyan Financial Certification form (sent via email following submission of application)
  • Official bank statement or scholarship letter showing needed funding
  • Certified copy of high school and/or university transcripts (translated by certified person)
  • Certified copy of high school diploma or certificate of high school completion (translated by certified person)
  • Official score from one of the following English language tests, when English is not applicant’s primary language:

          Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
          Institution code: 6470
          Minimum score: Paper test-525;  Computer test-197; 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

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

For more information contact Bill at:
          800.541.3818 ext 2100 or

Post-Admission Requirements:

  • Upon acceptance at Nebraska Wesleyan University, international students must submit a $1,000 US 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.
  • 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 subscribed to by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • 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.

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