Career Scholarships

Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State have $1 Million in scholarships available to students interested in high-demand careers. 

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Wayne State College

Situated among bountiful agricultural communities in northeast Nebraska, Wayne State College flourishes by focusing on the individual success of the more than 3,300 students enrolled. 

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Peru State College

The more than 2,500 students at Peru State are “Bobcats” studying a variety of Bachelors’ programs and two Masters’ programs at this historic College that continually looks to the future.

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Chadron State College

Nestled in the beautiful Pine Ridge of northwest Nebraska, right up against the Nebraska National Forest, Chadron State College is home to over 3,000 students. These “Eagles” enjoy a wide variety of student activities while studying in diverse Bachelor degree programs and three Masters’ programs.

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2025 Strategic Plan

The plan’s goals reflect the NSCS’s commitment to its longstanding mission while leveraging the opportunities and addressing the workforce challenges that are facing Nebraska and how the State Colleges can be part of the solution. 

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Impact on Nebraska

Statewide 8,195

Students enrolled at Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State Colleges

Success 1,805

Degrees awarded in 2017

Our Growth $408,189,609

Economic impact of NSCS on Nebraska

The Future 47%

of State College students are 1st-generation

Disaster Relief Tuition Waiver Program to Help Students and Families Impacted by Floods

Nebraska flooding

The devastation caused by the recent flooding and blizzard will have far-reaching impacts on a number of Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State Colleges’ students who come from all corners of Nebraska. To help alleviate some of the financial hardships on returning and incoming students and families that were affected by the natural disasters, the Nebraska State College System is launching the 2019 Disaster Relief Tuition Waiver Program.

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“I chose Chadron State because of the affordability and the great opportunities and benefits for international students.”

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Alphese Stubbs


“I chose Wayne State primarily based on the size as well as its health programs. I knew I didn’t want to go to a huge school where I was just a face in the crowd, and the relationships that I can build with my professors have been beneficial to my academic success. RHOP is a great opportunity. The program also has a strong partnership with University of Nebraska Medical Center, which made it extremely appealing to me.”

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Austin Enfield


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Peru State President to Retire, Search Begins for Successor

State Colleges Guarantee Affordability with New Program

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