Winston-Salem State University : Profile

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601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
(336) 750-2000x1
Location: Southeast
Calendar: Semester

Get a snapshot of Winston-Salem State University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Winston-Salem State University is a premier, master's level public institution that develops the skills and values students need to contribute and succeed in the changing economy of the 21st Century. Its world-class degree programs in growing fields such as health sciences, information technology, financial services and teacher education, offer the flexibility to accommodate diverse life situations of both traditional and non-traditional students ranging from recent high-school graduates to working adults. The university's curriculum also prepares all students to use the latest technologies as powerful tools for continuous learning, career advancement and personal enrichment. Beyond technical skills, the WSSU educational experience inspires individual commitment to community service through class-room and field experiences that develop civic leadership and prepare students to make lifetime contributions to society.

School Characteristics

Student Population
Public University
$3,300 per year

Length of Study: Four or more years
Religious Affiliation: None

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: 2.93
Average ACT: 17
Average SAT: 890

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 5,870
Retention Rate: 68%
Graduation Rate: 45%

School Accreditation

National: No

Regional: Not Available
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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