Colleges / HBCU

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem State University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a historically black university that today is a recognized regional institution offering baccalaureate and graduate programs to a diverse student population. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the university among Top Public Comprehensive Colleges in the South – Bachelor’s Category for the last nine years (2001-2009).


Preparing diverse students for success in the 21st Century, Winston-Salem State University offers quality educational programs at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. Students are engaged in active and experiential learning and have access to education through flexible delivery modes. The University is dedicated to the development of students through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. As a comprehensive, historically Black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem State University contributes to the social, cultural, intellectual and economic growth of the region, North Carolina and beyond.


  • Education is the foundation of a prosperous and enlightened society.
  • We are committed to lifelong learning.
  • Leadership is demonstrated through the relentless pursuit of excellence.
  • We provide distinctive service to all stakeholders.
  • Respect for all; integrity always.


Winston-Salem State University develops graduates of distinction known for leadership and service in their professions and communities. WSSU graduates compete successfully in the global economy.

The faculty excels in teaching and creative and scholarly activities that enhance both student learning and the communities served by the University. Faculty, staff and administrators provide excellent service that supports both a positive student experience and a high-quality work environment.

Available S.T.E.M. Programs

  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry w/ premed & biochemistry concentration
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Clinical Lab Science
  • Nursing


601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-SalemNorth Carolina, 27110
(336) 750-2000