Graduate Program Overview

Wayne State College is a four-years, public school located in Wayne, Nebraska. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $5,412 for Nebraska residents and $9,597 for out-of-state students. It offers fourteen (14) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWayne State College
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1111 Main St, Wayne, NE
Graduate School Students762 students
563 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$5,412
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 14 Graduate Programs
13 Master's, 1 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Wayne State College with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Nebraska residents, the tuition & fees are $5,412 and $9,597 for non-Nebraska residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $233 for Nebraska residents and $465 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$233$465
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$8,690 (On-Campus) / $8,690 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,214 (On-Campus) / $3,214 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$18,616$22,801
Off-Campus Total$18,616$22,801
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Wayne State College offers Masters, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 14 major areas - 13 Master's (7 online programs), 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,202 students enrolled in Wayne State College including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 762 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 280 male and 482 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 155 full-time and 607 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 563 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 78 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students280
Women Students482
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students155
Part-time Students607
By race/ethnicity 673 White, 16 Black, and 7 Asian students are attending at Wayne State College. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races17
6 students are younger than 22 and 186 students are older than 65. The school has 347 students aged between 22 and 30 and 223 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under6
40 & Over186
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Wayne State College, 563 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 78 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment762
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses563
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses78
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses121
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses563
Nebraska Resident422
Other State In U.S.139
Outside of U.S.1

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