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Winston-Salem State University continues to rank high on national lists. Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university’s focus on offering its students a top-notch educational experience has not wavered. Here is a quick look at what sets us apart.


Notable Rankings

Program Specific 
  • #1 Historically Black Nursing School in the Nation (NursingProcess.org, 2021)
  • #1 RN to BSN Program in NC (NursingProcess.org, 2021)
  • Best Online RN to BSN Program (RegisteredNursing.org)
  • #1 Online MHA Program (Intelligent Degree Programs, 2021)
  • #1 no-GRE Online MHA (BestCollegesOnline.org)
  • Most Affordable Online DPT Programs (OnlineU, 2020)
  • Best "A" Elementary Education Programs in the Nation (National Council on Teacher Quality)
  • 20 Top HBCU Art Programs (The Hundred-Seven, 2020) 
  • #1 HBCU in NC for Psychology (Psychology Degree Guide, 2021)
  • #3 HBCU in NC for Accounting (hbcu-colleges.com, 2022)
  • First Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) Accredited Sport Management Program at an HBCU

 

Facts at a Glance
  • Founded in 1892, a co-educational public university
  • Part of the University of North Carolina System
  • Student enrollment: 5,124
  • WSSU offers: 34 baccalaureate degrees; 50 undergraduate minors; 7 master's degrees; 2 professional doctorate degrees; and 6 post-baccalaureate certifications
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Motto: Enter To Learn. Depart To Serve.
  • Athletic Conference: CIAA
  • Team Mascot: Ram