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Winston Salem State University Student Life

Winston Salem State University is on a 94-acre campus in an urban setting in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for Winston Salem State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Winston Salem State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Winston Salem State University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Lyceum Series and International Week.

Does Winston Salem State University offer student housing?

Winston Salem State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Winston Salem State University students live off campus. In 2021, 36% of undergrads at Winston Salem State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Winston Salem State University. There are 2,377 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,960 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,3 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Winston Salem State University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Winston Salem State University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Winston-Salem State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Winston Salem State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Plan a Visit to Winston Salem State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Winston Salem State University, take Interstate 40 to Winston-Salem, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Piedmont Triad International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Winston Salem State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Winston Salem State University Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

89%

Full Time

11%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

5,960

Graduate Students

467

Winston Salem State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,427

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,490

Out-of-State

$18,737

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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