Winston-Salem State University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: North Carolina


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.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6442
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 338

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
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Contact Information

601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem North Carolina 27110


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Main Phone: 336-750-2000

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Admissions Contact:
Tomikia LeGrande
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services
(336) 750-2075

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Tomikia LeGrande
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services
(336) 750-2075

Athletics Contact:
Tonia Walker
Interim Director of Athletics, Athletics
(336) 750-2147

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA - 2.0.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses taken when a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
No minimum credits required. Maximum credits from a two-year institution - 64 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
WSSU requires applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. We prefer scores from the SAT Reasoning Test and do not require Subject Tests.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
You must submit a Statement of Good Standing from your prior institution.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is not required, but is considered.

Application Fee:
There is a $40 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
The Statement of Confidential Information found within the application must also be submitted.

Fall Deadline:
May 15

Spring Deadline:
November 15

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 788

Transfers Accepted: 664

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 84%

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The University makes every effort within its means to provide financial assistance to capable and promising students who otherwise would be unable to attend. We also offer full and partial scholarships to qualified students.

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