Wingate University

Wingate, NC 28174
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Wingate University is one of the forty-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Wingate.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,620 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,073 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 783 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 52% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students3,620
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2014 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT950 to 1140
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,035/credit
In State Students$1,035/credit
Out of State Students$1,035/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$550/credit
In State Students$550/credit
Out of State Students$550/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $46,575 $46,575 $46,575
ADN 70 $72,450 $72,450 $72,450
BSN 125 $129,375 $129,375 $129,375
FNP 50 $27,500 $27,500 $27,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of Wingate University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 30% $4,121
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,473
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $4,765
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 86% $20,522
Federal Student Loans 53% $5,773
Private Loans 6% $9,930


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,866
$30,001 to $48,000$15,036
$48,001 to $75,000$16,505
$75,001 to $110,000$20,991
Over $110,000$22,050

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Wingate University
220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174

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