Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

Questions and Answers

Saniya' B.
7 days ago
Does Winston-Salem State University sports teams allow walk ons?
Cielo V.
1 month ago
How many classes at Winston-Salem State University are taught by full-professors versus adjuncts or TAs?
Saniya' B.
1 month ago
What exact Nursing programs does Winston-Salem State University offer?
Saniya' B.
1 month ago
I am a Junior in High school right now, am I still eligible to apply to Winston-Salem State University?
Brianna H.
2 months ago
What kind of merit scholarships does Winston-Salem State University offer?
Winston-Salem State University
We have a Merit Scholarship for incoming Freshmen who have a 3.75 or higher or top 25% of their class. Along with filling out the application, you need 2 Letters of Recommendation, and 2 one-page typed essays with the prompts on the University website. The deadline is December 1.
Teanna H.
2 months ago
What housing options are available for first year Winston-Salem State University students?
Winston-Salem State University
We have a vast selection of housing options for first year students. We offer 11 residence halls here on campus with one being all female.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Less Selective (65% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

70% Black
18% White
4% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)94k
Software Engineer79k
Physical Therapist (PT)66k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization66k
Annual Giving Manager63k
Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)57k
Registered Nurse (RN)55k
Based on 1,792 student responses
47.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
72kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
74%in High-Meaning careers
6%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$16,188 / year
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