Tuition & Fees

$5,941

$15,688

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
13%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
48%
300-399
43%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
58%
6-11
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
35%
12-17
57%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
46%
12-17
48%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

71%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,243
Declined + 1,941
Total Received 5,184
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Public

4,759

undergraduate students

392

graduate students

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School Facts

Winston-Salem State, founded in 1892, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 117-acre campus is located in Winston-Salem.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,151
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Winston-Salem, NC

117-acre, suburban campus in Winston-Salem (population: 242,203), 25 miles from Greensboro. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Greensboro. Public transportation serves campus.

Winston–Salem State University
601 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
13%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
48%
300-399
43%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
58%
6-11
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
35%
12-17
57%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
46%
12-17
48%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,243
Declined + 1,941
Total Received 5,184

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joel Lee
Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management
P: 800 257-4052
F: 336 750-2079
admissions@wssu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,401
Room & board $7,012
Additional fees $2,540
Total $12,953

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)
Mascot
Ram--named Amon
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African/African-American Studies
Art
Biology
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science/Technology
Computer/Information Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Gerontology
Health Administration
Health Care Management
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Justice Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Motorsports Management
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Teaching
Therapeutic Recreation
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Undergraduate

92%

4,759
students

Female
71%
3,397

Male
29%
1,362

Graduate

8%

392
students

Female
73%
286

Male
27%
106

undergraduateFull-time

86%

4,117
students

Female
70%
2,879

Male
30%
1,238

undergraduatePart-time

14%

642
students

Female
81%
518

Male
19%
124

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
73%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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