Winston at Salem State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$5,941

Avg in-state tuition

$16,188

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Winston at Salem State University

Winston at Salem State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,121, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 68%. The university offers 39 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 51%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,941, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,188.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

68% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 68%

Retention Rate 78%

Graduation Rate 51%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1030

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-19

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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74%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

75%

White

13%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

75% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

75%

State Grant Aid

64%

Institution Grant Aid

56%

Pell Grant

75%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,338
State Grant Aid $2,458
Institution Grant Aid $2,913
Pell Grant Aid $4,959
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.