Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$5,941

$16,188

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
450
75th
520
25th
450
75th
19
25th
14
75th
19
25th
16
75th
19
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,758
Declined 1,424
Total Received 5,182
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Public

5,286

undergraduate students

548

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Winston-Salem State University, founded in 1892, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 117-acre campus is located in Winston-Salem.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,834
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

117-acre, suburban campus in Winston-Salem (population: 244,605), 25 miles from Greensboro. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Greensboro. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Winston–Salem State University
601 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC
27110

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
450
75th
520
25th
450
75th
19
25th
14
75th
19
25th
16
75th
19
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,758
Declined 1,424
Total Received 5,182

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • 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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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,138

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,401
Room $7,014
Board $3,874
Additional fees $2,540
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $18,129
Average Financial Aid - $8,138
Total with Avg. Aid $9,991

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 336 750-3296
F: 336 750-3297
finaid@wssu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Gerontology.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Health Care Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

5,834

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

5,286
students

Female
74%
3,900

Male
26%
1,386

9%

548
students

Female
74%
405

Male
26%
143

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

4,279
students

Female
72%
3,082

Male
28%
1,197

19%

1,007
students

Female
81%
818

Male
19%
189

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
70%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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