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Winona State University is a public institution that was founded in 1858. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,435, its setting is city, and the campus size is 58 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Winona State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 58. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,520 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $13,640 (2011-12).
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The mission of Winona State University is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. We offer undergraduate programs based on the traditions and values of the arts and sciences and an array of graduate and professional programs that are especially responsive to the needs of the Upper Midwest. We prepare our graduates to serve generously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities. Winona State University is a community of learners improving our world.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Winona State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 1. The application fee at Winona State University is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||69.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Winona State University is 21:1, and the school has 27.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Winona State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.0 percent.
Winona State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,435, with a gender distribution of 39.8 percent male students and 60.2 percent female students. At this school, 32.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 68.0 percent of students live off campus. Winona State University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Winona State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Winona State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Winona State University, 40 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Winona State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||40%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At Winona State University, 52.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,922.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$8,520 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$13,640 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,540 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data