Winona State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Winona State University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,920 students enrolled. This school was established in 1858 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Winona, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
71
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Winona State University.

Winona State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 71 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Nursing, Business, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
78%
Winona State University student retention rate is fair at 78% (well above Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Winona State University is below average: 52%. Nearly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Winona State University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,400
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $12,500 annually. The additional fees at Winona State University beyond tuition are approximately $1,900, which comes to a total of $14,400 a year.

Read the details about Winona State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
According to recent data, 7,362 applications were submitted and 4,540 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Winona State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Winona State University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Winona State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Winona State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,700 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Winona State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Winona State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Winona State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Winona State University, 8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838, USA
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