Winston-Salem State University

Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 960
Tuition & Fees $16,188
Student Population 5,190
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,244

Academic Overview

Winston-Salem State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $5,941 for North Carolina residents and $16,188 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,190 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Winston-Salem State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $37,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Winston-Salem State University are $5,941 for North Carolina residents and $16,188 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $6,412 for in-state students and $16,527 for out-of-state students.
Winston-Salem State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at WSSU. The acceptance rate of WSSU is 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 28%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,244 and 78% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,190 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Winston-Salem State University is 68 %.
Graduation Rate for Winston-Salem State University is 51 %
Transfer-out Rate for Winston-Salem State University is 28 %
Retention Rate for Winston-Salem State University is 77 %
Student Population for Winston-Salem State University is 5,190
Student to Faculty Rate for Winston-Salem State University is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,244 at Winston-Salem State University.

Offered Degrees

WSSU offers 54 major programs through online and on-site education where 12 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree394
Post Bachelor's Degree32
Master's Degree84
Post Master's Degree21
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

Winston-Salem State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,573)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,674)

Veterans Benefits

Winston-Salem State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges