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Submit Your Application for Free in October

October is College Knowledge Month, and WSU is waiving the $20 application fee to celebrate.

All applications submitted during October are free.

So what are you waiting for? Apply today!

Undergraduate Student

It's time! Spring 2020 applications are open until November 20, 2019. Fall 2020 applications open now! Freshman and transfer students, get the information you need to complete your application

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Graduate Student

Interested in advancing your degree and your career? WSU has the programs and dedicated faculty to help you succeed.

Get started today by reviewing the steps to complete a Graduate Student Application

International Student

Become an international student at Winona State by completing the International Student Application

The application takes approximately 3-4 weeks to process so apply early to ensure time for your visa, interview and to coordinate your travel plans.

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Adult Entry Student

If you’re looking to finish your degree you’ve come to the right place.

Our Adult Entry Program allows you to turn prior learning into credits and get personalized advising. 

Learn more about applying to the Adult Entry Program.

Post-Secondary Student

Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) allows you to take college level credits that count towards high school credit. 

Learn more about applying to the Winona State PSEO program.

Guest Student

Guest students can attend for one term and will need to complete a new registration agreement each term. 

Apply as a guest student (PDF) at Winona State. 

Returning Students

Winona State students who have not attended for one semester or more (summer excluded) are classified as "returning" students. Returning student must complete the Intent to Return form.