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Winona State University

Winona, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate77%

About Winona State University

Winona State University is a public, state university in the town of Winona, Minnesota. Winona State University was founded in 1858. The university currently enrolls around 6,563 students a year, including 5,763 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Winona State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Winona State University. Around 77% of applicants get into Winona State University each year. In 2022, 5,335 students applied to Winona State University and 4,103 were admitted.

Winona State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 2%

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Winona State University is located in Winona, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St.Paul.

If you want to see Winona State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Winona, or book a flight to the nearest airport, La Crosse Municipal.

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College Info

175 West Mark Street Winona, MN 55987

Campus Setting: Small Town

Winona State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Winona State University is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Winona State University is Jul 1.

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Winona State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

520 - 630


Reading SAT Range

450 - 650

Winona State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Winona State University is like? There are approximately 6,563 students enrolled at Winona State University, including 5,763 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from MN and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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