|Setting:||Mid-size City Setting|
|Size:||Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is a high-ranking institution in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with a history of creating opportunities for its students.
From its beginnings, WSSU created these opportunities by being the first southern university to offer teacher education programs to African-Americans.
Today, WSSU creates opportunities by offering the most in-demand professional academics. WSSU offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 areas of study, including:
- Business Administration
- Computer Science
- Healthcare Management
- Rehabilitation Studies
- Social Work
- Therapeutic Recreation
WSSU also creates opportunities by offering flexible scheduling options. WSSU offers bachelor’s degree programs on a traditional daytime schedule. They also operate The Center for Lifelong Learning, which is exclusively for degree-seeking adults. The center accommodates adult learners by offering classes online, in the evening and even on the weekends.
Other opportunities available at WSSU include service-learning activities, such as internships and community service assignments. WSSU also has an active college life, which includes student organizations and recreational activities.
General undergraduate admissions requirements include an average GPA of about 3.0 and an average SAT score of approximately 950. In addition to transcripts and test scores, prospective students will need to submit a completed application.
WSSU awards financial aid through need-based grants, federal loans and federal work-study awards to those who qualify. Applicants to all of these financial aid programs must complete a FAFSA.
100% of students gave Winston-Salem State University 3 stars overall.
So far I have had some bad experiences with not being able to get on my e-mail; I have had to contact the school to get into my e-mail twice. I had to go to mandatory orientation on a Saturday from 7am-5pm and was told that they did not have my transcripts; which they actually DID have them but was then told that they were just not evaluated yet and no more evaluations were going to be done that day. It was a disaster; I was sent all over campus; I had no idea where to go, and no one showed me, needless to say I missed out on the entire orientation trying to get the whole mess figured out.
Winston-Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27110
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||6,792|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||7,334|
- Latino: 1%
- African American: 74%
- Caucasian: 20%
- Asian: 1%
- Unknown and Other: 4%
|Unknown and Other||4%|
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