Wingate University Overview
Located in Wingate, North Carolina, Wingate University is a private not-for-profit institution. Wingate is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Wingate University Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at Wingate is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Wingate.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Wingate with a bachelor's degree make about $43,200 a year. That's 6% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- The average Wingate student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Wingate University Rankings
Wingate holds the #9 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Wingate has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Wingate University?
Contact details for Wingate are given below.
|Address:||301 E. Wilson Street, Wingate, NC 28174-0159|
How Do I Get Into Wingate?
You can apply to Wingate online at: https://wingate.force.com
Admission Requirements for Wingate
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Wingate?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.
Average Test Scores
About 60% of students accepted to Wingate submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 570.
Can I Afford Wingate University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wingate, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $6,799 a year. That adds up to $27,196 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Wingate is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Wingate University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 963 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,683 full-time undergraduates at Wingate, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wingate University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||479|
|Hispanic or Latino||108|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Wingate University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 51 countries are represented at Wingate. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada.
Online Learning at Wingate University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wingate has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 85th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Wingate
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wingate University was -26.4%. This is the #2,705 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wingate regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Wingate majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Physical Education||30%|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||35%|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Wingate University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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