#13 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Wingate University

Wingate, North Carolina

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Wingate University overview
Location Wingate, North Carolina
Online wingate.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Town Fringe
Wingate University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Wingate University, established in 1896, is a private institution located in the suburban setting of Wingate, North Carolina, approximately 30 miles southeast of the bustling city of Charlotte. The campus, covering 400 acres, features a blend of traditional collegiate-style architecture and modern facilities, fostering a serene academic environment. With an emphasis on both liberal arts and professional education, Wingate offers a variety of undergraduate majors, with notable programs in pharmacy, business, education, and the health sciences. Graduate programs are also a strong component of the university's academic profile. Wingate's admissions process is considered moderately selective. The university provides a residential experience with a majority of students living in on-campus housing, which includes residence halls and apartment-style accommodations.

In the most recent statistical year 20,292 prospective students applied, and 17,482 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 828 enrolled in the school.  3,170 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 226 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $40,706 plus fees of $100. Wingate University is ranked 825 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Wingate University is rated within the lower 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Wingate University overview
SAT 980/1180
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.33

Applications Accepted

Wingate University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Wingate University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,640
Other Fees$100
Room and Board $10,444
Budget for Other Expenses$6,130
Total One Year Cost$59,020

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

53% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wingate University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Education 12%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
Biology 10%
Communication 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199962 IPEDS survey data for Wingate University.

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