Winston Salem State UniversityWinston-Salem State University is a four-year, public, co-educational research university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was established by Dr. Simon Green Atkins in 1892. WSSU's campus stretches over more than 110 acres of urban land. The university enrolls more than 5, 000 students annually. The schools and colleges under WSSU are:
College of Arts and Sciences
School of Business and Economics
School of Education and Human Performance
School of Health Sciences
WSSU's sports teams are known as the Rams. WSSU sponsors men's teams in basketball, cross country, football, track and field, golf and tennis. Its women take part in basketball, bowling, cross country, track and field, softball, tennis and volleyball. The University also has a cheerleading squad.
Profile of Winston Salem State UniversityWinston Salem State University is located in a medium-sized city, in Winston-Salem, NC. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Winston Salem State University top out at the Post-Master's certificate.
Students at the school often study computer science and engineering, nursing and emergency medicine, and nutrition and exercise therapy.
Winston Salem State University Selectivity
The admissions department at Winston Salem State University does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 400 to 480 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 490 or higher on the math SAT.
The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.
Winston Salem State University offers classes to 5, 870 students (5, 372 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school.
Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference competitions.
Winston Salem State University Tuition and Affordability
Tuition is fairly low at the school. Winston Salem State University Programs and Degrees
|General Category||General Category||Most Common Majors |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||310||registered nursing, nurse practitioner, various nursing|
|Liberal Arts||117||general studies, sociology, political science, history, economics, English, Spanish language, African-American studies|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||100||vocational Counselling, exercise science, sports and fitness management, recreational therapy, occupational therapy, parks and recreation management|
|Business and Management||88||business management, accounting, marketing, finance|
|Therapy and Counselling||44||psychology, physical therapy|
|Computer Science and Engineering||44||computer science, information science, computer and info science, information technology, computer programming|
|Education and Teaching||44||kindergarten/preschool teaching, elementary school teaching, education of learning disabled, physical education teaching, middle school teaching, Spanish teaching, ESL instruction, math teaching, . . . |
|Science||29||biology, chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology|
|Medical Support and Technology||13||clinical lab tech|
|Art Studies||4||art studies|
|Security and Law Enforcement||0||criminal justice and safety|
|Family and Social Work||0||public administration, social work|
Contact: Winston Salem State UniversityWinston Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
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