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Wingate University is a private liberal arts university founded in 1896. The original campus is located in Wingate, North Carolina, and two additional campuses are located in the Ballantyne neighborhood of Charlotte and Hendersonville, North Carolina. The university serves more than 3,100 students, including undergraduate and graduate students.

Academic Programs

Wingate University confers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.a group of students jubilantly plays outside during a snow day

Offerings at the undergraduate level:

At the graduate level, Wingate University confers master’s degrees in these programs:

Wingate University confers doctoral degrees in these programs:

On Campus

All Wingate University students are given the support they need to succeed. Since we have a 14-to-one student-to-teacher ratio, you never feel like just a number as a Wingate University student. In class, you’ll get the personal attention you deserve. Outside of the classroom, internships, undergraduate research opportunities and study abroad programs further prepare you for life after college.

First things first: Students enjoy an active campus life, complete with living in residential halls or apartments that are a home away from home.

Wingate University student-athletes compete as the Bulldogs on 22 NCAA Division II sports teams. The rest of the Wingate University community cheer them on.


Wingate University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wingate University.

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