Wingate UniversityWingate 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.
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.
Students numbered 2, 041 in 2007 at the school.
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
Contact: Wingate University
220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0157
General Phone: (704) 233-8000