Winona State University Overview
Winona State holds the #1 Student Success Rate in the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities.
WSU offers over 80 majors and programs, and our classes are small in size and taught by expert faculty.
95% of WSU graduates are hired in a field related to their degree.*
One of America’s 100 Best College Buys for 23 consecutive years, 94% of freshman also benefit from some form of financial aid**.
Widely known for our stunning natural setting, the WSU Winona campus is nestled between picturesque bluffs and the Mississippi River – meaning that rock climbing, paddle boarding, hiking, kayaking (and more) are within a mile of campus. Additionally, the city of Winona is home to a wide range of art, music and theater opportunities, as well as museums, local boutiques, and festivals galore.
WSU’s second campus is located in Minnesota’s third largest city – Rochester. The city is a dynamic, urban hotbed for industry, arts and culture and was ranked the #1 city of Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com in 2016.
All our degree programs offer opportunities for internships with some of the Midwest’s most prestigious companies and organizations.
Community engagement is important at Winona State, with most of our programs providing students a chance to use what they’ve learned to help others.
Athletics, Health & Wellness
Our Integrated Wellness Complex aligns health, wellness, academic, and recreational programs and services into a single facility.
WSU Quick Facts
|Enrollment: 7,788||Graduate Certificate Programs: 15|
|Undergraduate Programs: 74||Countries Represented: 45|
|Master’s Programs: 14||Average Class Size: 27|
|Doctorate Programs: 7||Student to Faculty Ratio: 19:1|
|Educational Specialist Degrees: 2||Campus Locations: Winona & Rochester, MN|