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Winston-Salem State University is a public institution that was founded in 1892. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,692, its setting is city, and the campus size is 110 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Winston-Salem State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 80. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,654 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,767 (2011-12).
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|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Winston-Salem State University, it's important to note the application deadline is March 15, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 31. The application fee at Winston-Salem State University is $50. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 56.5 percent and an early acceptance rate of 11.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||56.5%|
|Application deadline||March 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 31|
The student-faculty ratio at Winston-Salem State University is 14:1, and the school has 42.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Winston-Salem State University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Psychology; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.0 percent.
Winston-Salem State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,692, with a gender distribution of 30.4 percent male students and 69.6 percent female students. At this school, 53.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 47.0 percent of students live off campus. Winston-Salem State University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Winston-Salem State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Winston-Salem 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 Winston-Salem State University, 71 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Winston-Salem State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||71%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,654 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,767 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$6,976 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data