Tuition & Fees

$35,910

$35,910

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
59%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,530
Declined + 2,254
Total Received 14,784
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Private (nonprofit)

2,726

undergraduate students

963

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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,689
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 E. Wilson Street
Wingate, NC 28174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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 15% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
59%
12-17
15%

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

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,530
Declined + 2,254
Total Received 14,784

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

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

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,901

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,810
Room & board $10,280
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $48,190
Average Financial Aid - $31,901
Total with Avg. Aid $16,289

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,342,507
State $6,292,498
Institutional $42,000,339
Other external $1,716,416
Total $55,351,760

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $8,060
Institutional $14,566,796
Other external $7,937,442
Total $22,512,298
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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
  • 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

3,689

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

2,726
students

Female
60%
1,649

Male
40%
1,077

26%

963
students

Female
63%
602

Male
37%
361

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,683
students

Female
61%
1,625

Male
39%
1,058

2%

43
students

Female
56%
24

Male
44%
19

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

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 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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