Winston-Salem State University

Winston Salem, NC, USA
3.43 Average Rating

Winston-Salem State University is an Historically Black College and University and a public constituent institution of the University of North Carolina. WSSU is the country’s only HBCU to  offer a Motorsports Management degree and its Department of Rehabilitation Counseling is the only such program to serve deaf and hard of hearing students. In addition to academic facilities, the university is home to the Diggs Gallery which houses contemporary African-American and African art. For sports fans, WSSU hosts 10 men’s and women’s athletic teams and a co-ed cheerleading squad.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
8%
0
100
63%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 870
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,151
Total Number of Undergrads
4,759
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
17%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,285
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$3,335
Out-of-State Tuition
$13,446
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,408
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
29%
71%
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Greensboro
Charlotte
Raleigh
Washington
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.43 Average Rating
WSSU is a great school to get involved! The class sizes are fairly small, so sometimes you get to know your professor well. Also, there are many new buildings getting built on campus (the Student Activities Center for example) so you are sure to enjoy yourself.
Mariah from Fayetteville, NC
Since being at Winston Salem State University I have been impressed. The envirnoment is outstanding. The faculty and staff is excellent always willing to help. The school always have activities planned for students to attend.
Zachary Bernard Lake

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