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We're Ram Proud

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 


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