Welcome to Wingate!

Wingate University gives you an opportunity to excel in academics and apply your learning towards an extraordinary career and life.  At a small North Carolina private university like Wingate:
  • You become part of a close-knit community full of opportunities.
  • Undergraduate programs link in-class learning with out-of-class application to provide internship and career development opportunities.
  • A sound liberal arts background includes general education requirements and majors in the humanities, arts, sciences and social sciences. In addition to 35 undergraduate majors, graduate programs are available in business, education and health sciences, including pharmacy and physician assistant studies.
  • You can choose to take your education to the next level by participating in one of our many international programs. We offer unique, affordable 10 day programs all around the world for students in their junior year. International internships, immersion summer programs, and semester abroad programs are also available for students as soon as the summer after their first year.
  • Eighty-six percent of students live on campus, so it is easy to make lasting friendships and get to know your professors.
  • The undergraduate programs provide opportunities for internships and research with your professors early on so that you are prepared for employment and long-term career success.
When it comes to athletics, Wingate University’s 22 teams, including football, compete in the NCAA Division II. The University has consistently ranked in the top three among Academic All-America® producing schools in the country and ranks number one across all divisions in North Carolina since 2000. Wingate has also won the SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award eight consecutive years.

Located just 30 miles southeast of Charlotte, N.C., a major employment center, Wingate students can take advantage of career opportunities and entertainment in the state’s largest metropolitan area. There are also a variety of activities and service projects to discover on campus through fraternities and sororities, 25 other student organizations and intramural sports.
Wingate University has been named #10 in Best Value in the South by U.S. News & World Report (2014 Rankings).