5,960
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,602
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

Winston-Salem State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Winston-Salem, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Thompson Center
Winston-Salem, NC  27110
United States
Contact Ms. Tomikia LeGrande
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services
Email: legrandet@wssu.edu
Phone: 336-750-2070
Fax: 336-750-2079

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
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Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,068
Applied
2,197
Accepted
5,960
Enrolled
54%

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.01
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,401
In-state
13,648
Out-of-state
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Fees

5,089
Full-time student fees
9,586
Room & board
5,912
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

5,602
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,002
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,926
Avg. Loan Aid
4,414
Avg. Grant Aid
2,350
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
87% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,960
Total undergrad students
11%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (29.73%)
Female (70.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Lyceum Series and International Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

336
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 334
Part-time - 2
Male - 150
Female - 186