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Wingate University
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  • 4 Year
  • WINGATE, NC

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Our goal this semester is to provide a student experience that more closely resembles that of pre-pandemic years. With that in mind and as you prepare to return to campus, please note these updates regarding our fall 2021 Covid-19 protocols. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors will need to wear a face-covering in all Wingate buildings until further notice. Learn More

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade D+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Wingate is a private university located in Wingate, North Carolina in the Charlotte Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,602 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wingate acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 49% of students, Wingate alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,200.

About

301 E. WILSON STREET
WINGATE, NC 28174
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference

Wingate University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Wingate Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,594 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,444 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 33 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    90%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,602 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
81
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Depends wholly on the student
    41%
  • Motivated
    29%
  • Growing
    18%
  • Lazy
    9%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
76%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 57 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 58 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Major in a Great Life
    58%
  • Opportunities and open doors
    18%
  • Wingate Univ. has the gate and key to my future!
    11%
  • Don’t come here
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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