Winston Salem State University: Review & Facts

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Winston Salem State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,690 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1892 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Winston Salem State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Winston Salem State University.

Winston Salem State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Psychology, Management, Occupational Therapy, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
78%
The rate of student retention at Winston Salem State University is fair at 78% (well above North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Winston Salem State University is pretty good - 13:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,200
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, about $12,000 a year. The additional fees at Winston Salem State University not covered by tuition are around $2,200, which comes to $14,200 per year.

Read the details about Winston Salem 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
56%
As reported in recent government data, 3,893 applications were submitted and 2,198 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Winston Salem State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Winston Salem State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Winston Salem State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D-
Winston Salem State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $4,700 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Winston Salem 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
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, Winston Salem State University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Winston Salem State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Winston Salem State University, 601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001, USA
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