Tuition & Fees

$33,166

$33,166

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
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
59%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,170
Declined + 1,028
Total Received 15,198
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Private (nonprofit)

2,592

undergraduate students

1,028

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 5908
ACT 3176

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Location

School Facts

Wingate University, founded in 1896, is a private liberal arts institution offering more than 40 undergraduate majors, as well as masters and doctoral degrees. Its 37-acre campus is located in Wingate, 25 miles south of Charlotte, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,620
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
220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
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

 
4 fraternities 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 10% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
59%
12-17
22%

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 or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,170
Declined + 1,028
Total Received 15,198

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,552

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,166
Room & board $10,780
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $45,946
Average Financial Aid - $2,552
Total with Avg. Aid $43,394

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,318,091
State $4,401,387
Institutional $24,044,868
Other external $508,051
Total $32,272,397

Non-need-based

Federal
State $11,946
Institutional $9,670,316
Other external $329,614
Total $10,011,876
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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)
Swa
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
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business/Mathematics
Chemistry
Chemistry/General Business
Communication Studies
Community College Leadership
Criminal Justice
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies/Elementary Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
English
English Education
Environmental Biology
Finance
Health/Physical Education
History
History/Education
Human Services
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
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. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,620

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

2,592
students

Female
61%
1,582

Male
39%
1,010

28%

1,028
students

Female
61%
632

Male
39%
396

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,537
students

Female
62%
1,553

Male
38%
984

3%

55
students

Female
53%
29

Male
47%
26

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

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) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
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 52
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Mexico
Peru
Spain
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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