Winston-Salem State University

country rank  860
world rank  2522

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University Overview

Established in 1892, Winston-Salem State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Winston Salem (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WSSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WSSU
Founded 1892
Motto Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve.
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 601 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Winston Salem (population range: 50,000-249,999)
27110-0001 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (336) 750 2000
F +1 (336) 750 2049

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 601 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, PO Box 19413
Winston-Salem 27110
+1 (336) 750 2070
800 257 4052

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Winston-Salem State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018