|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,508 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Winston-Salem State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,128 applications and 3,244 students were granted admission. Winston-Salem State University is at the #61 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||800 to 940|
|ACT||17 to 19|
Winston-Salem State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,446 and in-state students paid $3,335.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Winston-Salem State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 77% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,959 (which is 11.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Winston-Salem State University in 2016-2017, was 738, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,010 (which is 13.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Winston-Salem State University has enrolled a total of 5,151 students (4,396 students full-time and 755 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,151 students, 436 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 28% men and 72% women and 4,759 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 392 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 774 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 71%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Winston-Salem State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||46%||1,578||93|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||154|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||112||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||68|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||64|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||48|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||34|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||22|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Winston-Salem State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Winston-Salem State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,800. Last year, out of the total 1,722 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,601 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,618 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,440 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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