Winston-Salem State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

601 Martin Luther King Jr Drive

PO Box 19413

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-2070

(800) 257-4052

Fax: (336) 750-2079



Contact: Douglas Kilgore

Director of Admissions
Main Address

601 Martin Luther King Jr Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-2000

www.wssu.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,948

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 54%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Recreational Therapy B
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

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.

Winston-Salem State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (336) 750-2000
Website: www.wssu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www1.cfnc.org/applications/University_of_North_Carolina/apply.html?application_id=1552
Address: 601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,190
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,589 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,904
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,151
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,650

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

Winston-Salem State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Winston-Salem State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 131
Education 242
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 254
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 5408

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Winston-Salem 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 2018-2019
In-state $5,904
Out-of-state $16,151
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,412
Out-of-state $16,527

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 913 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 843 90% $8,650
Student loan aid 806 86% $6,299

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,669 78% $8,244
Federal student loans 3,491 74% $6,696

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Winston-Salem 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 Winston-Salem State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,992 1,124 2,868
Percent admitted 100% 63% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 22% 24%

Admissions Considerations

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

Winston-Salem State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,190
Undergraduate enrollment 4,741
Graduate enrollment 449

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

Winston-Salem State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • 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 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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