Winona State University is on a 125-acre campus in the small town setting of Winona, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St.Paul.
There are many activities and organizations for Winona State University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Winona State University has fraternities and sororities.
Winona State University has the University Program Activities Committee. In fact, more students participate in the University Program Activities Committee than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Winona State University include Student Senate, Residence Hall Association, Inter Varsity.
The Winona State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Family Weekend and Club Fair.
This table offers information on housing at Winona State University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||29%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,115|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||71%|
Winona State University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Winona State University students live off campus. In 2022, 29% of undergrads at Winona State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Winona State University. There are 2,115 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,763 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Winona State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Winona State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Winona State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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.
Winona State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Winona State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Winona State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Winona State University has security cameras.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Winona State University, take Interstate 90 to Winona, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to La Crosse Municipal airport.
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