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Study @ WSSU

Thank you for your interest in studying at Winston-Salem State University!

Our warm, welcoming, and diverse campus community gives you an excellent place to:

  • Experience living in a midsize city in the United States
  • Study at a highly-ranked historically black university (HBCU)
  • Be supported by caring faculty and staff
  • Enjoy the exciting and fun campus culture
  • Make lifelong friends with other WSSU students

Enrolling at WSSU

  • Most international students choose to enroll for the fall semester, which begins in August.
  • WSSU will accept students who wish to enroll during the spring semester, which begins in January.

Application Deadlines and Process

The international student application deadlines for Winston-Salem State University are:

  • Fall semester: April 15
  • Spring semester: September 15

We ask that international applicants apply as early as possible to study at WSSU.

Applying early allows sufficient time to:

  • Obtain your official school records
  • Have your school records evaluated by a Credential Evaluation Service
  • Arrange for the required examinations
  • Have your bank send statements of your financial resources
  • Get your application reviewed
  • Secure your visa materials
  • Review the requirements for your major through our Online Catalogs.
For information about how to apply, please visit our International Applicants page.