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Wingate University

Wingate University is a liberal arts university located in Wingate, North Carolina. The North Carolina Baptist Association established it as Wingate College in 1896. It became a four-year college in 1977. The university offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, including communications, business management, elementary education, and marketing. The main campus is spread across an area of 400 acres.

Wingate University's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams, which compete in 17 NCAA Division II sports. The official mascot of Wingate University is the Bulldog. The teams participate in sports like baseball, basketball, softball, soccer, football, volleyball and tennis.

Profile of Wingate University

Wingate University is found in Wingate, NC. Wingate is a town not far from a more urbanized area. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Baptist identity. Wingate University is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Course Topics

Wingate University is known for its programs in medicine, art studies, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Wingate University Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 570.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 041 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Wingate University. The school has a residential or campus feel. Wingate University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Wingate University values student athletics, and belongs to the South Atlantic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Wingate University is to develop educated, ethical, and productive citizens at home and abroad. Following its Judeo-Christian heritage, the University seeks to cultivate the following in its students: Knowledge, Faith, and Service. "

Wingate University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Business and Management64business management, marketing, finance, accounting
Education and Teaching44elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, math teaching, English teaching, middle school teaching, reading teaching, art education, biology teaching, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy44sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, parks and recreation management
Liberal Arts40general studies, sociology, history, English, Spanish language
Science19biology, chemistry, environmental biology
Media19communication studies
Therapy and Counselling15psychology
Family and Social Work11human services
Art Studies8art studies
Music3music performance
Religion and Philosophy2religion, philosophy
Computer Science and Engineering1computer science

Contact: Wingate University

Wingate University

220 North Camden Road

Wingate, NC 28174-0157

General Phone: (704) 233-8000


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