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Winston Salem Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Winston-Salem Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Winston Salem, North Carolina

There are at least 10 colleges in Winston Salem, listed and described below. These schools represent 22,356 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 20,094 full-time students, and a reported 6,550 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Forsyth Technical Community College, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University.

We also provide an extensive list of North Carolina Colleges.

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
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Colleges in Winston Salem with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Carolina Christian College
4117 Northampton Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27105

  • Programs: bible studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 30 students, 24 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Cosmetology Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences
807 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, NC 27127

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 115 students, 245 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Salem College
601 S Church St
Winston Salem, NC 27101

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: teacher education, English, sociology, communication studies, biology, psychology, education, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 992 students, 929 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 445 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 480-610. Math: 470-580. Writing: 480-590.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 South Main St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27117-2189

  • Programs: theatre design, cinematography, music performance, visual and performing arts, drama, dance, film and photography
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 867 students, 1,119 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 522 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 500-620. Math: 470-610. Writing: 470-600.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, law, psychology, medicine, political science, business, economics, communication studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 6,788 students, 5,556 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,128 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 610-690. Math: 630-710.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Winston-Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, business management, vocational counseling, general studies, nurse practitioner, psychology, sociology, exercise science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 5,870 students, 5,699 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,300 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-470. Math: 400-480. Writing: 380-460.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Winston Salem Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, NC 27103-5197

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, early childhood education, registered nursing, business management, medical office management, licensed practical nurse, legal assistant, autobody repair
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,276 students, 6,133 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Piedmont Baptist College and Graduate School
420 S. Broad St.
Winston Salem, NC 27101

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: bible studies, missionary studies, elementary school teaching, religious music, aviation tech, English teaching, physical education teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 373 students, 303 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 155 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Winston Salem Barber School
1531 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, NC 27127

  • Programs: barber
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 45 students, 86 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
High Point Colleges 4 85,839 3,173 2,117
Jamestown Colleges 1 3,088 10,571  
Thomasville Colleges 1 19,788 3,399  

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