601 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27110 336-750-2070
http://www.wssu.edu admissions@wssu.edu
About Winston-Salem State University
  • Year of Foundation 1892
  • Size of Campus 94 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,264
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 70% 30% 6%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $1,575 In state, $7,868 Out of state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 5.254
Preparing diverse students for success in the 21st Century, Winston-Salem State University offers quality educational programs at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. Students are engaged in active and experiential learning and have access to education through flexible delivery modes. The University is dedicated to the development of students through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. As a comprehensive, historically Black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem State University contributes to the social, cultural, intellectual and economic growth of the region, North Carolina and beyond.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Lyceum Cultural Events Series
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu, Beta Sigma Nu, Kappa Kappa Psi, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Theta, Tau Beta Sigma
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Latino Student Organization
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Greensboro, NC (22)
  • Distance to nearest bus Winston-Salem, NC (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Greensboro, NC (20), Greensboro, NC (20)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 20%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 73%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 32%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (34%), women's dorms (34%), men's dorms (32%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 250,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number of e-books 15,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Counseling Services career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 500
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Diggs Art Gallery specializing in African, African American and African Diaspora Art and Artists; WSNC-Listener supported Radio Station; Albert Anderson Conference Center;
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,100
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildi
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Novant Health Systems, NC Baptist Hospital, Duke University Medical Center
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 30%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 50%