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Wingate University

Wingate, NC
University Website: www.wingate.edu
Apply Online: www.wingate.edu/admissions/apply-now
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Wingate University is a private comprehensive university with nearly 2,700 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, in North Carolina, United States. It was founded by Baptists in 1896 as Wingate School, an independent, co-educational institution and became a four-year college in 1977. In 1996, Wingate College became Wingate University.

The university offers 34 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education.

Wingate University is listed sixth among Best Value colleges and universities in the South based on quality and net cost according to the recently released ranking of the nation's top schools in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Best Colleges. Wingate student athletes compete in 20 NCAA Division II sports, and the University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past six years.

Wingate University's main campus is located in Union County, North Carolina on a 400-acre (1.6 km2) campus 30 miles east of Charlotte. A high percentage of students (85%) live on campus all four years.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,980.00 avg tuition

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159
(704) 233-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wingate.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.wingate.edu/financial-planning

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wingate University

Statistics:
Applied 4,049
Admitted 3,267 81%
Enrolled total 536
Full Time: 536
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 540
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 430 540
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 43%
6-year graduation rate 53%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Wingate University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,980.00 $20,980.00 $20,980.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,200.00 $1,200.00 $1,200.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,920.00 $7,920.00 $7,920.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $440.00 $440.00 $440.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,770.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,350.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 86%
Percent receiving grant aid 86%
Avg amount of grant aid $16,748.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 78%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,640.00

Wingate University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Environmental Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Organizational Communication, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Social Science Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Physician Assistant X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Music Performance, General X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH North Carolina Region Scholarship $2,500 September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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