Winston-Salem State University, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a vibrant public historically black university founded in 1892. The university, with an enrollment of 5,004 students, offers a diverse range of academic programs, including Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees and Postbaccalaureate and Post-master's certificates. Its popular majors are Nursing, Biology, Healthcare Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Medical Laboratory Technician, Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Sport and Fitness Management. The university's athletic teams, known as the Rams, compete in the NCAA Division II within the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA).
The history of Winston-Salem State University is marked by its commitment to education and service, as reflected in its motto, "Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve." Established in 1892 as the Slater Industrial Academy, the institution has evolved significantly over the years, expanding its academic offerings and facilities to meet the changing needs of its students.
The university's campus, with its mix of traditional and modern architecture set against the bustling city backdrop, provides an environment for learning and personal growth. The school colors of white, scarlet, and red are proudly displayed across the campus, symbolizing the vibrant spirit and resilience of the Winston-Salem State University community.
NCAA Division II - Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)
Team Name: Rams