Winston-Salem State University Graduate Schools

Winston-Salem State University (referred to as WSSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Winston-Salem, NC. Winston-Salem State University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Winston-Salem State University is $6,718 for North Carolina residents and $17,253 for out-of-state students. The school has 480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,169 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Winston-Salem State University (referred to as WSSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Winston-Salem, NC. Winston-Salem State University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1947 - Current).
WSSU Directory Information
School NameWinston-Salem State University (WSSU)
Address601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
Phone336-750-2000
Webhttps://www.wssu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www1.cfnc.org/applications/University_of_North_Carolina/apply.html?application_id=1552
Financial Infohttps://www.wssu.edu/admissions/scholarships-and-financial-aid/index.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Winston-Salem State University is $6,718 for North Carolina residents and $17,253 for out-of-state students. The school has 480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,169 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 55 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,253
$6,718 for North Carolina Residents
Student Population480
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs55 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Winston-Salem State University is $6,718 for North Carolina residents and $17,253 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $484 for North Carolina residents and $1,800 for out-of-state students.
Winston-Salem State University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Winston-Salem State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Winston-Salem State University is $6,718 for North Carolina residents and $17,253 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.39% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$3,872$2,540$13,987$2,540
2018-2019$3,872$2,540$13,987$2,540
2019-2020$3,872$2,540$13,987$2,540
2020-2021$3,872$2,540$13,987$2,540
2021-2022$3,872$2,846$14,407$2,846
The graduate school tuition & fees of WSSU is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in North Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the North Carolina graduate tuition is $21,934 (public) / $15,501 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Winston-Salem State University$6,718$17,253
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
North Carolina Graduate Schools$12,415$17,380
Public$8,195$21,934
Private$15,501
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,698 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Winston-Salem State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.97% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,315. Off-campus living costs are increased by 13.65% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,029$2,557$8,550$4,215
2018-2019$10,319$2,611$8,729$4,304
2019-2020$10,575$2,696$8,943$4,389
2020-2021$10,888$2,696$9,087$4,389
2021-2022$11,440$3,226$10,057$5,258
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $484 for North Carolina residents and $1,800 for other students at Winston-Salem State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.97% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$475$1,714
2018-2019$484$1,748
2019-2020$484$1,748
2020-2021$484$1,748
2021-2022$484$1,800

Graduate Programs at WSSU

Winston-Salem State University offers 18 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 183 students have completed their study at Winston-Salem State University.
Offered Degrees at Winston-Salem State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree84124
Doctor's degree - other2158
Post Bachelor's Degree630
Post Master's Degree211
Total189183
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Winston-Salem State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Nursing Practice program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 40 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 54 completers.
Winston-Salem State University offers 18 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 183 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 124 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 58 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Education [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 104 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management20-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist28-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor16-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing40-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business Administration and Management10-
Total124
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist54-
Nursing Practice4-
Total58
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Computer Programming/Programmer0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
0-
Nursing Practice1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at WSSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 480 students enrolled into Winston-Salem State University graduate schools where it has total 5,169 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 320 full-time and 160 part-time graduate students. By gender, 108 male and 372 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total480108372
Full-time32061259
Part-tme16047113
Winston-Salem State University is a historically black school and 194 (40.42% of total students) students are Black/African American at Winston-Salem State University. There are 143 White (29.79%), 23 Hispanic (4.79%), 13 Asian (2.71%), and 107 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total480108372
American Indian/Native American303
Asian13211
Black/African American19434160
Hispanic23419
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White14338105
Two More918
Un-Known711655
Non-resident Alien241311
Winston-Salem State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 242 graduate students (50.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 186 graduate students (38.75% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total480
Enrolled Online Exclusively242
Enrolled Some Online Courses186
Not in Online Courses52
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Winston-Salem State University. 119 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.79% of total students), 46 students are aged above 50 (9.58%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Winston-Salem State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total480108372
Age 20-21514
Age 22-241141599
Age 25-291384890
Age 30-34461333
Age 35-39491039
Age 40-49821369
Age 50-6445837
Over 64101

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