Tuition & Fees

$5,941

$15,688

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
35%
400-499
58%
300-399
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
48%
300-399
43%
200-299
2%
24-29
3%
18-23
33%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%
24-29
4%
18-23
34%
12-17
62%
24-29
2%
18-23
50%
12-17
48%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,001
Declined + 2,319
Total Received 4,320
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Public

4,688

undergraduate students

410

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5909
ACT 3178

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,098
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Winston-Salem, NC

117-acre, suburban campus in Winston-Salem (population: 242,203), 25 miles from Greensboro. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Greensboro. Public transportation serves campus.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 10% of male students
 
5 sororities 20% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
35%
400-499
58%
300-399
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
48%
300-399
43%
200-299
2%
24-29
3%
18-23
33%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%
24-29
4%
18-23
34%
12-17
62%
24-29
2%
18-23
50%
12-17
48%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,001
Declined + 2,319
Total Received 4,320

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

Joel Lee
Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management
P: 336 750-2074
admissions@wssu.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,401
Room & board $7,012
Additional fees $2,540
Total $12,953
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Robert Muhammad
Director of Financial Aid
muhammadr@wssu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Tonia Walker (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Ram--named Amon
School colors
red and white

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African/African-American Studies
Art
Biology
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science/Technology
Computer/Information Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Gerontology
Health Administration
Health Care Management
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Justice Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Motorsports Management
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Teaching
Therapeutic Recreation
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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

5,098

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

4,688
students

Female
71%
3,332

Male
29%
1,356

8%

410
students

Female
78%
318

Male
22%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

4,072
students

Female
70%
2,846

Male
30%
1,226

14%

616
students

Female
79%
486

Male
21%
130

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
75%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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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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