Winston-Salem State University

601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
Winston-Salem State University (also known as WSSU) is a public higher education institution located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Awards conferred at WSSU include bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 27 study areas and 59 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Winston-Salem State University. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (336) 750 -2000 Website: www.wssu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 515
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 5,704
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 479
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 62%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 410 490
ACT Composite 16 20
ACT English 14 20
ACT Math 16 20

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,483
Accepted 2,161
Acceptance Rate 62%
Enrolled 691

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 88% Full-time 12% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 67% Full-time 33% Part-time
Student Gender 30% Men 70% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

15% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
75% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 7% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 71% $ 6,714
Local Grant 59% $4,713
Institutional Grant 33% $ 2,697
Student Loans 79% $ 5,551

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African-american Black Studies - - 0 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 27 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 4 - -
Computer and Information Sciences - - 4 7 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 6 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 4 - -
Computer and Information Sciences - - 4 7 -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 14 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 8 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 2 - -
English Teacher Education - - 1 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 3 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 23 3 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 32 23 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 5 23 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 2 - -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - - 4 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 0 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 6 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - - 62 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 25 - -

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 0 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - 6 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 1 - -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 16 - -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 41 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 14 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 24 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 18 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 0 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 63 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 28 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 38 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 2 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 0
Therapeutic Recreation Recreational Therapy - - 6 - 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 6 0 0
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 6 25 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - 44 19 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 44 19 0
Therapeutic Recreation Recreational Therapy - - 6 19 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 6 0 0
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 6 25 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - 44 19 0

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 8 9 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 21 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 0
Therapeutic Recreation Recreational Therapy - - 6 - 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 6 0 0
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 6 25 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - 44 19 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 44 19 0
Therapeutic Recreation Recreational Therapy - - 6 19 0
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 6 0 0
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 6 25 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - 44 19 0

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 8 9 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 21 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 49 24 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 30 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 14 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 10 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 16 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 49 24 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 30 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 14 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 10 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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