Resources › For Students and Parents Wingate University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wingate University's Belk Stadium. Lwowen / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 19, 2017 Wingate University Description: Wingate University's 400-acre campus is located Wingate, North Carolina, about 30 miles from Charlotte. The school was founded in 1896, and became a 4-year university in 1977. Wingate is a private liberal arts college with ties to the Baptist Church, and in recent decades the school has expanded advanced degree offerings in professional fields such as pharmacy, education, business and medicine. Undergraduates can choose from 34 majors; popular choices include biology, nursing, human services, business administration, and finance. Outside of the classroom, students can join a number of the 42 clubs and organizations on campus—including a campus TV station and newspaper. Other options include performing arts ensembles, academic honor societies, recreational sports, and service projects. Internships, research and study abroad are all important at Wingate. In athletics, Wingate fields 19 NCAA teams, and the Wingate Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference. Popular sports include football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, and track and field. The town of Wingate, with a population of around 4,000, offers students a small, quiet community, with nearby Charlotte providing a larger city experience--students get the best of both worlds. Admissions Data (2016): Wingate University Acceptance Rate: 70%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 470 / 560SAT Math: 470 / 570SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 20 / 25ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 3,193 (2,084 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female98% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $29,170Books: $1,400 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,780Other Expenses: $2,550Total Cost: $43,900 Wingate University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 93%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 93%Loans: 58%Average Amount of AidGrants: $23,378Loans: $6,556 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Communication Studies, General Studies, Marketing, Finance, Business Administration, Fitness/Exercise Administration, Psychology, Nursing, Human Services Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 54%4-Year Graduation Rate: 44%6-Year Graduation Rate: 54% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Track and Field, Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, GolfWomen's Sports: Soccer, Lacrosse, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Swimming, Tennis Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Wingate University, You May Also Like These Schools: Appalachian State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphEast Carolina University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGardner-Webb University: Profile High Point University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMars Hill University: Profile Elon University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphChowan University: Profile UNC - Pembroke: Profile North Carolina State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGuilford College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUNC - Charlotte: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCoastal Carolina University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wingate University Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.wingate.edu/get-to-know-wingate-university/fact-book/our-mission/ "We emphasize faith, knowledge and a spirit of service in all our programs, regardless of field of study."