Overview

Applicants
5,323
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average HS GPA
3.34

GPA Breakdown

19%
Over 3.75
24%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 550
SAT Math
470 - 570
ACT Composite
19 - 24

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
16:1
Total Faculty
275
with Terminal Degree
168

139
Women
136
Men
20
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
82%
Graduate in 5 years
95%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


AllanThomas '96
Chicago White Sox - player; S and C Coach

Leon Levine '56
Family Dollar Stores- Founder and retired CEO

Mike Martin '64
Florida State University- Head baseball coach

Curtis Fentress '67
Arquitect /designer -Denver Intl Airport Terminal

Herbert Garrison '78
MD Fellow

Anthony Griffey '90
Professional opera singer and voice instructor

Dan Maples '69
Dan Maples Golf Course Design, NC - Owner

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$19,623

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,920

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,157

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$29,776

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
53%

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$24,750
Required Fees
$1,550
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,100

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,400

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,009
Out of State
17%

International
4%
Foreign Countries Represented
21

Demographics

2.01%
Asian
15.69%
African-American
2.53%
Hispanic
66.87%
Caucasian
8.41%
Unknown
3.66%
International

59% female
41% male
17% are out of state
97% are full time
3% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
80%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
86%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
78

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority

Special Needs Admissions


Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Linda Stedje-Larsen

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational Evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
No

Scribes
No

Proctors
No

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
No

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
45
Number of Honor Societies
10

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
8

4% join a fraternity
10% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Bulldogs)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Bulldogs)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: UNCC
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: UNCC

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
7

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell CDWG

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jessica Teague
Visit Coordinator

Address
Campus Box 3059
Wingate, NC 28174

Phone
7042338200

Email
admit@wingate.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
George A. Batte Jr. Fine Arts Center
Kondike Grill
Irwin Belk Football Stadium
Ethel's Cafe (in the Ethel K. Smith Library)
Jefferson Clubhouse
- Batte Fine Arts Center, a 44,000 sq. foot facility provides a venue foe musicians, singers, actors, and artists. The center features a 554 theatre, among other facilities. - Ethel's Cafe provides a quiet environment to study while enjoying coffee, pastries, and other refreshments. -Jefferson Clubhouse, houses a convinience store, gym, swinmming pool, Health Services, and the offices of Greek Life.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Concord Mills
Levine Museum of the New South
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Bank of America Stadium
Billy Graham Library
Only an hour away from Wingate, Charlotte,NC is a popular destination for visitors looking for a lively cultural life, sport events, shopping, and night life. Charlotte's southern culture is represented in a variety of ways, from the Mint Museum to NASCAR car racing. The city of Charlotte draws more than one million visitors each year.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
8:30am - 5 pm
7042338200

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: M-F 8:30am - 5pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.wingate.edu/contact-us/

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Charlotte Douglas Airport, 35 miles

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-77 (North or South) Take I-485 East (Exit 1) toward Matthews. At Matthews, take Hwy. 74 East exit to Monroe (Exit 51). Follow Hwy. 74 East for approximately 25 miles to Wingate. The University entrance will on the left after the second stoplight. From I-85 (In Charlotte) In Charlotte, take the Brookshire Freeway (exit 36) to Hwy. 74 East (Independence Boulevard). Take Hwy. 74 East to Wingate (approximately 30 miles). The University entrance is on the left after the second stoplight. From I-85 (North of Concord) Take I-485 West (Exit 30) toward Matthews / Monroe. Take the Hwy. 74 East exit to Monroe (Exit 51). Follow Hwy. 74 East for approximately 25 miles to Wingate. The University entrance is on the left after the second stoplight. From I-85 (South of Charlotte) In Charlotte, take the Billy Graham Parkway exit (Hwy. 521 S) - also the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Exit. Follow Billy Graham Parkway past the Airport to I-77 South. Exit onto I-77 South and follow for approximately 3 miles and then exit onto I-485 East (Exit 1). In Matthews, Exit onto Hwy. 74 East towards Monroe (Exit 51). Follow Hwy. 74 East for approximately 25 miles to Wingate. The University entrance is on the left after the second stoplight. From I-40 (East or West) Turn onto I-77 South at Statesville. Take I-77 South to I-485 East (Exit 1) to Matthews. In Matthews, turn onto Hwy. 74 East (Exit 51) to Monroe. Follow Hwy. 74 approximately 25 miles to Wingate. The University entrance is on the left after the second stoplight. From I-95 (North or South) Turn on to U.S. 74 West in Lumberton, N.C. Take Hwy. 74 West to Wingate (approximately 75 miles). The University entrance is on the right. From Charlotte Douglas International Airport (please allow an hour drive) Take the Billy Graham Parkway to I-77 South. Take I-77 South to I-485 East (approximately 3 miles). Turn on to I-485 to Matthews (Exit 1). In Matthews, turn on to Hwy. 74 East (exit 51) toward Monroe. Follow Hwy. 74 East approximately 25 miles to Wingate. The University entrance is on the left after the second stoplight.

Local Accommodations
Area Hotels Monroe - 10-15 minutes from Wingate University Best Western and Inn Suites (8 miles from Wingate) 2316 Honover Drive Monroe, NC 28110 Phone: 704-283-4746 Fax: 704-283-1815 Days Inn (5 miles from Wingate) 611 West Roosevelt Blvd. Monroe, NC 28110 Phone: 704-289-4581 Fax: 704-289-4586 Toll Free: 800-329-7466 Hampton Inn (9 miles from Wingate) 2368 Roland Drive Monroe, NC 28110 Phone: 704-220-2200 Toll Free: 800-426-7866 Holiday Inn Express (5 miles from Wingate) 608-E West Roosevelt Boulevard (U.S. 74) Monroe, North Carolina 28110 Phone: 704-289-1555 Fax: 704-2891555 Toll Free: 800-HOLIDAY http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/home Quality Inn (8 miles from Wingate) 2351 West Roosevelt Boulevard (U.S. 74) Monroe, North Carolina 28110 Phone: 704-283-9600 Fax: 704-289-1118 Toll Free: 800-228-5150 Matthews - 20-30 minutes from Wingate University Best Western Luxbury 9701 East Independence Boulevard Matthews, NC 28105 Phone: 704-845-5911 Fax: 704-845-5536 Toll Free: 800-828-1077 Comfort Inn US 74 E and SR 51 Matthews, NC 28105 Phone: 704-847-5252 Fax: 704-847-0140 Toll Free: 800-228-5150 Country Inn and Suites 2001 Mount Harmony Church Road Matthews, NC 28104 Phone: 704-876-8000 Fax: 704-847-2250 Toll Free: 800-456-4000 Hampton Inn 9615 Independence Pointe Pkwy Matthews, NC 28105 Phone: 704-841-1155 Toll Free: 800-426-7866 Holiday Inn Express 13470 E. Independence Blvd. Highway 74 and I-485 Intersection Matthews, NC 28105 Phone: 704-821-9800 Fax: 704-821-6744 Toll Free: 800-HOLIDAY E-mail: mak.holiday@first-mail.com *Receive a reduced rate when you mention you're visiting as part of Wingate University Family Weekend (Reduced rates may not apply during NASCAR events). Area Bed and Breakfast Drake House (5 miles east of Wingate) 310 South Elm Street Marshville, NC 28103 Phone: 704-624-3568 E-mail: Hdrakehouse1@aol.com
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Key Stats

5,323
Applicants
2,009
Size
79%
Acceptance Rate
1020
SAT Scores

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