Winona State University Overview

Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,400 students.

The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers more than 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester

Winona State is ranked as the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," has been named among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review for 13 years in a row and has been featured as one of America's 100 Best College Buys for quality and value for 21 consecutive years.