WSU

Winona State University

175 W Mark St, Winona, United States
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Overview of Winona State University (WSU)

About this school

Winona State, founded in 1858, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 40-acre campus is located in Winona, southeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,437
    • Men:2,727 (36.7%)
    • Women:4,710 (63.3%)

Location

Admission Information (WSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Winona State 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 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
175 West Mark Street
City, State, Zip
Winona, MN  55987
Phone
(507) 457-5100
Fax
(507) 457-5620
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
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
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
16 high school preparation requirements and either minimum composite ACT of 21 with top two-thirds of high school class rank or minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or, minimum composite ACT of 18 with either top half of high school class rank or minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 required for freshmen
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
66% of 7,468 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 4,954 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 2,514 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,177 (44%) of 4,966 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,428 (42%) of 3,400 admitted students enrolled
Men
749 (48%) of 1,566 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

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
20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
34%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (WSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,379|Out-of-state: $15,302
  • Room & Board: - $8,730 (70.46004842615012%)
  • Other Expences: - $900 (7.263922518159807%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,760 (22.276029055690074%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Winona State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002394
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,417 (89.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
990 (69.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
966 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$6,613
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 719 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,165
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 825 (85.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 200 (20.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
316 (20.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,306 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,847 (72.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,770 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
456 (12.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$7,250
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,651 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,581
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,300 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 464 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
849 (12.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,900

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,873
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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,750

Academics & Instruction (WSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


338

Part-Time Faculty


188

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


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

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
338,080

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
50
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Winona State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.0%

Programs & Majors (WSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (56)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Athletic training

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life (WSU)

Location & Geography

Population


27,546

Nearest Metropolitan Area


125 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Minneapolis-St. Paul

Weather


Temperature
2.6 average low in January, 77.7 average high in September
Rain
120 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Winona
Nearest Train Station
Winona

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


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

Students of College Housing


29% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


71%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Warrior
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Winona State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, university program activities committee, student senate, residence hall association, inter varsity

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,501

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,437
Women
4,710
Men
2,727

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.3% Asian
  • 3.1% Black/African-American
  • 3.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 87.5% White
  • 0.6% Unknown

International Students


2.4% from 45 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


516

Student Resources (WSU)

Study resources