Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$8,490

$18,737

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
39%
12-17
56%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

88%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,601
Declined 1,391
Total Received 3,992
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Public

4,741

undergraduate students

1,686

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 6,427
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Lyceum Series
  • International Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • 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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
65%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
39%
12-17
56%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.01

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,601
Declined 1,391
Total Received 3,992

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,401
Room & board $9,586
Additional fees $5,089
Total $18,076

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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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
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Gerontology
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
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 Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

6,427

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

4,741
students

Female
88%
4,188

Male
37%
1,772

26%

1,686
students

Female
21%
362

Male
6%
105

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

5,327
students

Female
70%
3,689

Male
30%
1,638

11%

633
students

Female
79%
499

Male
21%
134

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 14%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

448

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
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

Not reported

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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
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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