Wingate University

Wingate, NC

Wingate University, founded in 1896, is a private liberal arts institution offering more than 35 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate and professional programs. Its 37-acre campus is located in Wingate, 25 miles south of Charlotte, NC.

Tuition & Fees

$38,896

$38,896

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,553
Declined + 1,800
Total Received 17,353
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Private (nonprofit)

2,764

undergraduate students

917

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5908
ACT 3176

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School Facts

Wingate University, founded in 1896, is a private liberal arts institution offering more than 35 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate and professional programs. Its 37-acre campus is located in Wingate, 25 miles south of Charlotte, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,681
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Wingate, NC

370-acre, suburban campus in Wingate (population: 3,959), 25 miles from Charlotte; branch campuses in Charlotte and Hendersonville. Major airport and train serve Charlotte; bus serves Monroe (five miles). School operates transportation to airport and bus and train stations prior to holidays and breaks.

Wingate University
315 East Wilson Street
Wingate, NC 28174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
4 sororities 13% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,553
Declined + 1,800
Total Received 17,353

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Liz Biggerstaff
Director of Admissions
P: 800 755-5550
F: 704 233-8110
admit@wingate.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,238

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,796
Room & board $9,910
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $50,806
Average Financial Aid - $31,238
Total with Avg. Aid $19,568

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,299,224
State $6,226,808
Institutional $45,609,379
Other external $544,229
Total $57,679,640

Non-need-based

Federal
State $10,673
Institutional $14,912,721
Other external $528,623
Total $15,452,017
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 704 233-8209
F: 704 233-9396
finaid@wingate.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Teresa Williams
Director of Student Financial Planning
tgwilliam@wingate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
ultimate Frisbee
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, paintball, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Directors

Steve Poston (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Michelle Caddigan (women's)
Deputy Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference, Deep South Lacrosse Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
navy blue and old gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business/Mathematics
Chemistry
Chemistry/General Business
Communication Studies
Criminal Justice
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
English
English Education
Environmental Biology
Finance
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Executive Leadership
History
History/Education
Human Services
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Education
Religious Studies
Sociology
Sport Management
Sports Science/Exercise Science
Sports Sciences/Athletic Training
Sports Sciences/Parks/Recreation Administration
Sports Sciences/Sport Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,681

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,764
students

Female
61%
1,676

Male
39%
1,088

25%

917
students

Female
66%
605

Male
34%
312

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,706
students

Female
61%
1,649

Male
39%
1,057

3%

58
students

Female
47%
27

Male
53%
31

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Germany
Italy
Mexico
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Victoria Best
Admissions Counselor
704 233-8200
admit@wingate.edu

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