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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 3,669
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 78%
Average Aid Amount $8,244
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 913
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 98%

Financial Aid Information at WSSU

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 3,669 students (78% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $8,244. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 913 students (98% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Winston-Salem State University is $5,941 for North Carolina residents and $16,188 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 3,669 students (78% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $8,244. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Winston-Salem State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Winston-Salem State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,66978%$8,244
Pell Grants3,06765%$4,897
Federal Student Loans3,49174%$6,696

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 913 beginning students (98% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 905 students (97% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Winston-Salem State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Winston-Salem State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid91398%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources84390%$8,650
Federal Grants72778%$5,416
Pell Grants72578%$5,102
Other Federal Grants14916%$1,602
State/Local Grants63168%$2,561
Institutional Grants61366%$2,836
Student Loans80686%$6,299
Federal Student Loans80286%$5,983
Other Student Loans273%$10,297

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 781 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Winston-Salem State University. Among them, 754 students have lived on campus and 12 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Winston-Salem State University
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus712763754
Living Off-Campus with Family13913
Living Off-Campus without Family141212

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Winston-Salem State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level811756$6,393,831$7,884
$0 - $30,000440438$4,189,242$9,521
$30,001 - $48,000178178$1,525,748$8,572
$48,001 - $75,000103100$582,790$5,658
$75,001 - $110,0005934$80,451$1,364
$110,001 or more316$15,600$503