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Winona State University

Winona, MN
University Website: www.winona.edu
Apply Online: www.winona.edu/admissions/apply.asp
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Winona State University (also known as WSU) is a comprehensive public university in Winona, Minnesota, United States, a college and river town located in picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River, with around 8,900 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, the fifth-largest system of two- and four-year colleges and universities in the country, based on student enrollment. WSU offers more than 80 programs on its main campus, as well as select programs on its satellite Winona, West Campus and Winona State University—Rochester.

WSU is ranked second among public universities in Minnesota in the 2013 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. The university is ranked seventh overall in Minnesota, 15th among public universities in the Midwest, and as the 58th regional university in the Midwest, up from 62 in 2012.

Winona State has been ranked as one of America’s "100 Best College Buys" for quality and value 17 years in a row. Winona State University and the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Duluth campuses are the only Minnesota schools included in the report.

It has also been named among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review for 8 years. In total 629 colleges across the Midwest, Northeast, West and Southeast were named “regional bests.” According to the Princeton Review these colleges represent only about 25 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges.

Winona State was recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the country’s most environmentally-responsible colleges in the 2012 edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges”. The safety of Winona State’s campuses has also received national recognition, ranking 11th among the safest campuses in the U.S. in 2009 and 18th on a 2010 list, according to “The Daily Beast.” WSU has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service annually since 2008, earning the additional the designation “with distinction” in 2008 and 2012.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,780.00 avg tuition

8th and Johnson St
Winona, MN 55987-5838
(507) 457-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.winona.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.winona.edu/financialaid/defau..

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
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Winona State University

Statistics:
Applied 6,545
Admitted 4,512 69%
Enrolled total 1,874
Full Time: 1,871
Part Time 3
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 420 570
SAT Math 420 570
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 20 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 25%
6-year graduation rate 51%
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 Recommended
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Winona State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,660.00 $6,660.00 $11,780.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,880.00 $1,880.00 $1,880.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $220.00 $220.00 $400.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,100.00 $6,100.00 $9,020.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $540.00 $540.00 $540.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $339.00 $339.00 $511.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,540.00 $7,540.00 $3,060.00
Other Expenses $3,060.00 $3,060.00 $3,060.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $20.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 63%
Avg amount of grant aid $3,734.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 70%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,973.00

Winona State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Communication X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Earth Science Teacher Education X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
French Language Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Materials Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
Legal Studies, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Management X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Minnesota

Name Amount Deadline
Hugh J. Andersen Memorial Scholarship Program $5000 September 25, 2014
NEWH North Central Chapter Scholarship Varies October 27, 2014
Minnesota SWE Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
Dan Fouquette/St. Cloud National Bank Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
David Torrey Memorial Scholarship Varies April 15, 2015
Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship Varies May 15, 2015
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