We require the following for high school and first year students applying to Winona State.
16 High School Preparation Requirements
ACT or SAT Score and Class Rank Requirements
A student who meets the above preparation requirements must also have:
Students typically apply before the end of 12th grade. Consider these statistics: 76% of last year's entering class graduated in the top half of their high school class; 34% were in the top quarter with an average ACT of 23. The top one-eighth of the freshman class averaged 26 or higher on the ACT.
Admission to the University is the first step. Some degree programs may have additional standards for entrance into the major after you are enrolled at WSU. These include College of Business and College of Education degrees; and Nursing, Social Work, and Athletic Training majors.
A current Minnesota high school junior or senior may be eligible to take courses at a Minnesota state college/university for dual high school and college credit through the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program. Juniors need top 15% class rank OR 26 ACT or higher; seniors need top 25% high school class rank OR ACT 25 or higher to be eligible at WSU. Application deadline corresponds with general freshman admissions. PSEO students receive tuition, fees and books at no cost to them. If living on campus, normal room and board costs apply. Participating in WSU PSEO does not automatically ensure enrollment after high school graduation; a freshman application process is required. Contact Kim Gresham at 507.457.5102 for PSEO application forms, which must be approved by a high school official before submitting.
1. Apply online for Undergraduate Admission. Paper applications available on request