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Winston-Salem State, founded in 1892, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 94-acre campus is located in Winston-Salem.

Website: www.wssu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,960
Undergraduate
Students
(88.3%) 4,188 Women
(37.4%) 1,772 Men
467
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 3,992 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.01
SAT Math
475 average
440-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
485 average
450-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
16-19 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,076
Out-of-state: $28,323
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,490
Out-of-state: $18,737
Room and Board
$9,586
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$6,002
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$10,200
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
288
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Winston-Salem Population
236,441
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Ram
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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