Winona State University

Winona, MN

Winona State University

Winona, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,666

$15,766

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,204
Declined 2,459
Total Received 7,663
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Public

6,972

undergraduate students

624

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Winona State University, founded in 1858, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 125-acre campus is located in Winona, southeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,596
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational

125-acre campus in Winona (population: 26,928), 120 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul; branch campus in Rochester (45 miles). Served by bus and train; major airport serves Minneapolis-St. Paul; smaller airport serves La Crosse, WI (24 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Minneapolis-St.Paul
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: La Crosse Municipal

Winona State University
175 West Mark Street
Winona, MN
55987-5838

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • University Program Activities Committee
  • Student Senate
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Inter Varsity

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Club Fair
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
69%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Application deadline July 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,204
Declined 2,459
Total Received 7,663

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

90%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,268

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,598
Room & board $9,086
Additional fees $2,068
Total $18,752
Average Financial Aid - $4,268
Total with Avg. Aid $14,484
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, rugby, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computational Science
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Earth Science Teacher Education
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Communication
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,596

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

6,972
students

Female
66%
4,582

Male
34%
2,390

8%

624
students

Female
72%
451

Male
20%
125

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,107
students

Female
66%
4,006

Male
34%
2,101

13%

865
students

Female
67%
576

Male
33%
289

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 38%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

461

Transfer students enrolled

6%

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 no
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

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • 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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