Tuition & Fees

$9,381

$15,302

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,966
Declined + 2,502
Total Received 7,468
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Public

7,437

undergraduate students

516

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Businesss Management
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6680
ACT 2162

Social Networks

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,953
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)

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Winona, MN

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.

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
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,966
Declined + 2,502
Total Received 7,468

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sue Eckerson
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 800 342-5978, extension 5100
F: 507 457-5620
admissions@winona.edu

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,133

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,377
Room $5,750
Board $2,598
Additional fees $2,004
Books & supplies $900
Total $18,629
Average Financial Aid - $8,133
Total with Avg. Aid $10,496

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,168,267
State $4,443,091
Institutional $1,996,560
Other external $1,172,446
Total $15,780,364

Non-need-based

Federal $356,593
State $5,000
Institutional $2,201,467
Other external $1,584,289
Total $4,147,349
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 342-5978, extension 5090
F: 507 457-5628
financialaid@winona.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Mari Livingston
Associate Director of Financial Aid
mlivingstonn@winona.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming/diving, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Eric Schob (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jennifer Flowers (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Warrior
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
ACS Chemistry
Accounting
Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nursing Specialist
Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nursing Specialist
Applied Research/Management
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Clinical Lab Science
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Arts/Literature Education
Communication Studies
Composite Materials Engineering
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Special Education
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/K-6 Education
English
Environmental Chemistry
Exercise/Rehabilitative Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Film Studies
Finance
Geoscience
Global Studies
Health Promotion
Healthcare Leadership/Administration
History
Human Resources Management
Individualized Studies
Law/Society
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts/General Studies
Life Science Education
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Nurse Educator
Nursing
Nursing/Organizational Leadership
Nursing/RN to BS
Paralegal
Physical Education
Physical Science Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Professional Development
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Recreation/Tourism/Therapeutic Recreation
School/Community Health
Social Sciences/History Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Statistics
TESL/K-12
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Businesss Management
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

7,953

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

7,437
students

Female
63%
4,710

Male
37%
2,727

6%

516
students

Female
74%
383

Male
26%
133

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,501
students

Female
63%
4,093

Male
37%
2,408

13%

936
students

Female
66%
617

Male
34%
319

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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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
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

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 10

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kemale Pinar
International Admissions Coordinator
507 457-5303
is@winona.edu

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