Wingate University

220 N Camden Rd, Wingate, United States
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Overview of Wingate University

About this school

Wingate, founded in 1896, is a church-affiliated university. Undergraduate programs are offered through the Cannon College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business and Economics, Education, and Graduate Studies. Its 370-acre campus is located in Wingate, 25 miles southeast of Charlotte.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,084
    • Men:827 (39.7%)
    • Women:1,257 (60.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Wingate University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
220 N. Camden Street
City, State, Zip
Wingate, NC  28174
Phone
(704) 233-8200
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 7,581 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 4,715 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 2,866 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
625 (12%) of 5,273 admitted students enrolled
Women
386 (11%) of 3,399 admitted students enrolled
Men
239 (13%) of 1,874 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
31%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,120 (66.63811563169165%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,780 (23.083511777301926%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,000 (4.282655246252677%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,800 (5.995717344753747%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Wingate University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002985
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
562 (52.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
509 (90.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
441 (86.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
125 (28.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$25,537
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 438 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,226
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 348 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,129
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 87 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
110 (10.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,904

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,834 (72.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,675 (91.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,555 (92.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
441 (28.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$25,552
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,550 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,163
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,264 (81.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,257
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 282 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
473 (18.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,065

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,650
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


181

Part-Time Faculty


126

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 43% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
96,783

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
80
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Wingate University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (33)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Finance, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Education, Business/marketing, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Community College Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Marketing
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Project Management
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,491

Nearest Metropolitan Area


400 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Charlotte

Weather


Temperature
29.6 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
40 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Monroe
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


75% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


25%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Navy blue and old gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Wingate University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, university and community assistance network (ucan), bulldog activities resource committee, fellowship of christian athletes, student bulldog club, student government association

Sororities


19% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,044

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,084
Women
1,257
Men
827

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.6% Asian
  • 15.2% Black/African-American
  • 4.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.6% White
  • 5.3% Unknown

International Students


3.8% from 45 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


1,109

Student Resources

Study resources