Explore WSU

Your college search has begun.

It’s one of the most exciting times of your life. And picking the right school is a big decision.

So, if you’re wondering about where you’ll go, what you’ll study, who you’ll meet—don’t worry, it’s all part of your path.

We get it. And we get you.

Everything you want is waiting for you at Winona State University.

Majors & Minors

Numerous areas of interest, 80 majors and programs, small class sizes, expert faculty, endless opportunities.

So much excellence in one place. So many possibilities to explore.

Learn more about academic programs available to you.

Keepin' it Affordable

Our price tag will surprise you (in a good way). Especially when you find out everything that comes with it.

93% of first-year students receive financial aid. Over 85% of all students benefit from some form of financial aid.

Learn more about how affordable your degree from WSU can be.


We've been around a long time. As the oldest member of the Minnesota State system, WSU has a tradition of teaching students to think harder and dream bigger. 

Learn more about student outcomes and successes.

It's a Full House

Living on campus is the best way to make the most of your time here. Why?

Well, it’s cheaper. It’s more convenient. And it’s good for your soul. You’ll be surrounded by friends and food. What’s better than that?

Speaking of food, flexible meal plans mean you eat when you’re hungry.

Feast in the Jack Kane Dining Center. Grab a quick bite at Zane’s in the Student Union. Or use your Dining Dollars for some grub on the go.

Learn more about housing options on campus.

Warrior Life

With a vibrant campus and community full of arts, culture, sports, clubs, wellness, Greek organizations, outdoors and endless opportunities for adventure, your Warrior Life is bound to be a beautiful life.

Bring Your Credits with You

You've earned 'em, now bring those college credits with you.

Credits earned from AP exams, at technical colleges, other universities and more can all count toward your degree at WSU.

Learn more about transferring credits.

Technology is Life

Maybe you could live without tech—but why risk it?

At WSU, we've integrated the latest technology into daily life with the eWarrior laptop program, Wi-Fi everywhere (even by the lake), tech-equipped classrooms and on-campus IT support staff.

Learn more about technology at WSU.

We've Got Your Back

No one can do it alone. That’s why we provide free, accessible support services in our Warrior Success Center.

Students of all academic levels use the Success Center during their time here for tutoring, advising, career prep and more.

Of course, academics are just one part of college life. You need to take care of your physical and mental health too, and WSU has what you need.

Sore throat and sniffles? Head over to Health Services. Struggling with stress, or can't shake feeling blue? Counseling Services can help you out.


This place is ridiculously scenic, so whether we're rock climbing in the bluffs or hammock-ing at the lake, we spend time in the outdoor playground we call Winona.

This "smedium" city has familiar chain stores but also uniquely Winona shops, eats and entertainment. We feel lucky we get to live here!