How much does Winston-Salem State University cost?

Winston-Salem State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $5,941
Out-of-state $16,188
On-Campus Room and Board $10,575
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,777
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $10,541
$30,000-$48,000 $11,261
$48,000-$75,000 $15,422
$75,000-$110,000 $10,541
Over $110,000 $18,623

Winston-Salem State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $8,294
Federal Grants 75% $5,338
Pell grants 75% $4,959
Other federal grants 9% $1,739
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 64% $2,458
Institutional grants or scholarships 56% $2,913
Student loan aid 84% $6,378
Federal student loans 84% $6,673
Other student loans 3% $10,275

Contact Winston-Salem State University to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 154 Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class 192 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 225 Up to $2,100
Do an extracurricular activity 307 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000
Do community service 311 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 320 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Winston-Salem State University Admissions

What is Winston-Salem State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 68%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 75% of applicants
SAT Reading 450-520
SAT Math 440-510
SAT Writing 370-440
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 16-19

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Winston-Salem State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4688
Living on campus 15%
Transfer Students 7%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Winston-Salem State University Graduation Success

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About Winston-Salem State University


601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify