Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem State University Overview

Student population

Address601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
School Websitewww.wssu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Winston-Salem State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,992 students applied to Winston-Salem State University. Of those students, 2,607 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Winston-Salem State University was $3,401, in addition to fees of $2,503. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Winston-Salem State University.

Winston-Salem State University has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Winston-Salem State University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Winston-Salem State University acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 2,607 of the 3,992 students who applied to Winston-Salem State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Winston-Salem State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Winston-Salem State University had an SAT score between the range of 890 and 1,030. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Winston-Salem State University was between 16 and 19 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Winston-Salem State University as part of their application.

Winston-Salem State University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Winston-Salem State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $3,401. Combined with fees of $2,503, room and board costs of $10,319, other expenses of $2,611 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,151 in tuition.

Students at Winston-Salem State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Winston-Salem State University was $5,416 last year, with 78% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Winston-Salem State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Winston-Salem State University.

Winston-Salem State University has a good gender split, with 72% of undergraduates being female and 28% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are North Carolina residents; in fact, 87% of all students reside in North Carolina. However, 12% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Winston-Salem State University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Winston-Salem State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
EDUCATION
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES

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