Winona State University

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General Information

Admission Office

Office of Admissions

PO Box 5838

Winona, MN 55987

(507) 457-5100

(800) 342-5978

Fax: (507) 457-5620

Contact: Carl Stange

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 5838

Winona, MN 55987

(507) 457-5000

Total undergrads: 7,824

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,877

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,641

Graduate enrollment: 626


Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance A
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business A
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Research B
Office Clerical Services B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Photojournalism B
Public Relations B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Programming – Specific Applications B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B


Art Teacher Education B
Bilingual/Bicultural Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Curriculum/Instruction B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Education of Multiple Handicapped B
Education of Physically Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Occupations Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B


Materials Engineering B
Materials Science B
Polymer/Plastics B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B
Cytotechnology B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Public Health Education B
Recreational Therapy B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B
Planetary Sciences B
Polymer Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections B
Criminal Justice Studies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B
Security/Loss Prevention B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management A

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Winona State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (507) 457-5000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987-5838
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,605
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,014 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,666
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,766
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,073

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Winona State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Winona State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 6206
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 6675
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Legal Professions and Studies 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 23
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 14271175

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Winona State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,666
Out-of-state $15,766
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,232
Out-of-state $12,030

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,372 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,039 68% $5,073
Student loan aid 1,062 69% $9,343

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,221 58% $5,287
Federal student loans 4,261 59% $6,428

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Winona State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Winona State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,663 2,381 5,282
Percent admitted 100% 63% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 18% 21%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Winona State University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,605
Undergraduate enrollment 6,978
Graduate enrollment 627

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Winona State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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