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Overall Score: 54.98

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC http://www.wssu.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$21,400
% of students who get any grants
81%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$12,500
Average price for low-income students
$10,300

Admissions

Acceptance rate
73%
Median SAT/ACT score
960/16
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
4,530

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
85%
% of need met
71%
% of students who get merit grants
1%
Average merit grant
$4,410

Student Success

Graduation rate
55%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Median student debt
$25,000
Early career earnings
$38,580
% earning more than a high school grad
58%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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