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Winston-Salem State University is a public institution that was founded in 1892. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,245, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 117 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Winston-Salem State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 62. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,941 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,091 (2012-13).
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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. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 30. The application fee at Winston-Salem State University is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||55.7%|
|Application deadline||March 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 30|
The student-faculty ratio at Winston-Salem State University is 13:1, and the school has 47.1 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; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Psychology; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Winston-Salem State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,245, with a gender distribution of 29.8 percent male students and 70.2 percent female students. At this school, 58 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 42 percent of students live off campus. Winston-Salem 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
Winston-Salem State University 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|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$4,941 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,091 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,506 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data