Wingate University

Wingate, NC

Wingate University

Wingate, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$38,896

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

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

2,764

undergraduate students

3,681

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,445
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte, NC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

Wingate University
315 East Wilson Street
Wingate, NC
28174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • University and Community Assistance Network (UCAN)
  • Bulldog Activities Resource Committee
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Bulldog Club
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • International Festival
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
27%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,752

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,796
Room & board $9,910
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $2,000
Other fees $1,900
Total $52,706
Average Financial Aid - $4,752
Total with Avg. Aid $47,954

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Biology
Finance, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Services, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,445

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

43%

2,764
students

Female
61%
1,676

Male
39%
1,088

57%

3,681
students

Female
62%
2,281

Male
38%
1,400

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
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

73

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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