Wingate University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: North Carolina


Wingate University's 400-acre campus is located Wingate, North Carolina, about 30 miles from Charlotte. Wingate is a private liberal arts college with ties to the Baptist Church, and in recent decades the school has expanded advanced degree offerings in professional fields such as pharmacy, education, business and medicine. Undergraduates can choose from 34 majors and 42 clubs and organizations including a campus TV station and newspaper. Internships, research and study abroad are all important at Wingate. In athletics, Wingate fields 19 NCAA teams, and the Wingate Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Communication Studies, General Studies, Marketing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2128
Total Grad Students: 506
Undergraduate Students: 1622
Faculty: 114

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 46%
Percent Female: 54%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 51%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

220 North Camden Road
Wingate North Carolina 28174


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 440 540
Math 460 570
Writing 430 530

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 88%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -88%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1400

Other Expenses: 1350

Room and Board: 8350

Tuition and Fees: 21140

Total Cost: 32240

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 3877

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 68%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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