Wingate University

220 North Camden Road, Wingate, NC 28174-159
Tel: (704)233-8000
Private not-for-profit | 2,648 students
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,129 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, faith nurturing, career discovery and community service. Wingate also offers extensive intercollegiate and intramural sports. The 365-acre residential campus is located 35 miles east of metropolitan Charlotte.

School Overview:

Wingate University
CountyUnion County, NC
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
161 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,648 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,173 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
475 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,773 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
875 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted81%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)440-550450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-573460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)430-540440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Wingate University offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and offers degrees in bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music education, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of liberal studies, master of business administration, master of arts in education, master of arts in physical education, master of arts in teaching, master of physician assistant studies, doctor of pharmacy and doctorate in educational leadership.
  • The Institution offers degree programs based on at least 60 semester credit hours or the equivalent at the associate level; at least 120 semester credit hours or the equivalent at the baccalaureate level; or at least 30 semester credit hours or the equivalent at the post-baccalaureate, graduate, or professional level. The institution provides a written justification and rationale for program equivalency.
  • The Wingate University Academic Resource Center (ARC) is dedicated to helping students meet their academic goals. Within the ARC, students will find the offices of Academic Advising, the Wingate 101 program, disability services and the tutoring program. Students are encouraged to make use of the many services available through the ARC.
  • The Writing Center at Wingate University strives to help students, faculty, staff, and alumni grow into better writers. The focus is on the individual writer and his or her needs; the goal is to encourage them to become “better, more confident writers” rather than simply producing “better writing.”
  • Wingate University is located 35 miles east of Charlotte, N.C. off U.S. Highway 74. The University entrance is on the left, after the second stoplight, in the town of Wingate, N.C.
  • Wingate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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