Winona State UniversityFounded in 1858, Winona State University, or WSU, is primarily an undergraduate university. It is the oldest school under Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). The university offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and over eight pre-professional programs. The main campus of WSU is located in Winona, Minnesota, and the branch campus is located in Rochester, Minnesota. WSU is organized into several academic divisions which include:
WSU's athletic teams are nicknamed the Warriors. The university competes in Division II NCAA athletics. It is a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC), North Central Conference, and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
- College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- College of Science and Engineering
Profile of Winona State University
Winona, MN is home to Winona State University. Winona is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Winona State University go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students at the school can choose among many degree programs.
Winona State University Selectivity
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume the school has broad appeal.
Winona State University has a tenure system for senior faculty.
The school has 8, 334 enrolled students.
Full-time students are the norm at Winona State University. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Winona State University Programs and Degrees
|General Category||General Category||Most Common Majors |
|Education and Teaching||310||elementary school teaching, education, school Counselling, special ed, physical education teaching, social science teaching, math teaching, educational administration, . . . |
|Business and Management||308||business management, accounting, marketing, finance, human resources, MIS|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||169||registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing science|
|Liberal Arts||168||general studies, English, speech and rhetoric, political science, history, sociology, international studies, Spanish language, . . . |
|Science||94||biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry|
|Therapy and Counselling||88||psychology, community health services|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||72||parks and recreation studies, exercise science, athletic trainer|
|Media||70||mass communication, public relations, photojournalism, broadcast journalism, journalism, advertising|
|Family and Social Work||70||social work, public administration|
|Security and Law Enforcement||63||criminal justice and safety|
|Computer Science and Engineering||30||computer science|
|Law||26||legal assistant, legal studies|
|Art Studies||17||art studies|
|Medical Support and Technology||8||clinical lab tech|
|Drama and Performing Arts||6||drama|
|Medical administration||5||public health Education|
|Music||3||music, music management|
Contact: Winona State University
Winona State University
8th and Johnson St
Winona, MN 55987-5838
General Phone: (507) 457-5000
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