Winston Salem State University

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Winston-Salem State University provides an affordable, quality education as well as an enriching environment that attracts, retains and supports a diverse group of students in achieving success. The University has programs that are challenging and the academic support needed to help students thrive and perform at a high level.

Admissions Requirements

  • 4 units of English
  • 2 units of Foreign Language (The same language. Ex. Spanish I & Spanish II)
  • 2 units of Social Science (including U.S. or American History)
  • 1 unit of Biological Science
  • 1 unit of Physical Science
  • 1 unit of Additional Science
  • 1 unit of Algebra I
  • 1 unit of Geometry
  • 1 unit of Algebra II
  • 1 unit of Mathematics beyond Algebra II (for which Algebra II is a requirement)
  • WSSU requires applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. We do not require subject test for admission.
  • Extracurricular activities and employment experience may strengthen an application
  • Facilities, Clubs, Organizations, etc.

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Career Development Services
  • Cleon F. Thompson, Jr. Student Service Center (Union)
  • Greek Life
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • Student Activities (NACA, APCA, NASAP Member)
    • Extensive Black History and Women's Month Programming
    • Celebrity concerts and comedy shows
    • Powerful lectures by world renown speakers
    • Student organization participation (over 100 to choose from)
    • Greek Life
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Government Association
  • University Recreation (NIRSA Member)
    • Intense intramural and extramural competition/Club sports
    • Outdoor Adventure Series
      • Skiing, White Water Rafting, Deep Sea Fishing, horseback riding
    • Game room competitions
    • Video gaming, billiards, ping pong, cards, etc.
    • Bowling and Skate Nights
    • 3 fitness centers
    • Group exercise classes
    • Palates, kickboxing, aerobics, kettle bell training, circuit training, etc.
    • Nutrition workshops and personal training
  • Wellness Center
  • Facilities

    • Thompson Student Center (ACUI Member)
    • Whitaker Outdoor Recreation Courts (WORC)
    • Whitaker Gym/Pool/Tennis Courts
    • New Student Activity Center (development underway)

    Contact Admissions

    Winston-Salem State University
    601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
    Winston-Salem, NC 27110

    2013 WSSU Band Performance 9-14-13