Winston-Salem State University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to WSSU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to WSSU.

What are your chances at WSSU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at WSSU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At WSSU, 30.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Winston-Salem State University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for WSSU?

    WSSU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, WSSU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    WSSU requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    What are Winston-Salem State University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down WSSU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Winston-Salem State University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to WSSU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline July 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline November 15
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Winston-Salem State University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, WSSU received 715 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 670 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for WSSU is 93.71%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into WSSU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at WSSU?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 670 accepted transfer students, 444 students enrolled - that means the yield was 66.27%.

    WSSU accepts 94 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford WSSU

    WSSU costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for WSSU students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Winston-Salem State University transfer GPA requirements?

    WSSU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.5 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, WSSU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.5.

    Will you enjoy transferring to WSSU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to WSSU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Winston-Salem...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at WSSU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to WSSU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into WSSU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the WSSU website for more info.
    WSSU accepts 93.71% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into WSSU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.31 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.44. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of WSSU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 400 470 435
    SAT Reading 400 470 435
    2018 Total SAT Score 800 940 870
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 16 19 17
    ACT Reading 14 19 16
    2018 Total ACT Score 30 38 34

    Winston-Salem State University’s average SAT score is 870. To be a competitive applicant for Winston-Salem State University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at WSSU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at WSSU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to WSSU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Alabama A & M University
    Transfering to Alabama State University
    Transfering to Jacksonville State University
    Transfering to University of North Alabama
    Transfering to Arkansas State University-Main Campus