Founded in 1892, Winston-Salem State University enjoys a distinguished reputation as a historically black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina that offers a rich curriculum rooted in a high-quality, liberal education. WSSU is a bold, vibrant and diverse academic community that fosters the creative thinking, analytical problem-solving, and depth of character graduates need to transform themselves and their world. These values embody the motto, “Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve.” Undergraduate and graduate students can choose from many innovative areas of study designed to equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to develop creative solutions to today’s—and tomorrow’s—complex problems.
WSSU offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following colleges and schools:
- College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education
- School of Health Sciences
- University College
WSSU departments and units that support distance learning programs are determined, dedicated, driven, and directed to deliver accredited, relevant, engaging and timely distance courses, certificates and degree programs.
Accreditation & Licensing
Winston-Salem State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)