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Wingate University
Application Materials
Surrounding Area Activities
Financial Aid/ Scholarships
Career Services
Social Activities
On Campus Living
Meal Plans
Bulldog Facts
Established in 1896 by the Baptist Associations of Union County in North Carolina and Chesterfield County in South Carolina
Built on a 10 acre tract
Trustees named the new school for a successful president of Wake Forest University, Washington Manley

Chose a graduate of that institution and Union County native for its first principal, Marcus B. Dry
One hundred seventy-five students attended the first year
Enrollment peaked at 292 in 1904
1923- expanded their educational vision to offer the first two years of baccalaureate education and became supported by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
1930s- Almost driven to extinction due to the Great Depression (the Convention stopped supporting them in 1930)
1932- administration building burned to the ground (rebuilt a few years later)
President Coy Muckle and a few undeterred teachers started the spring session in the rooms of Wingate Baptist Church
After World War II, veterans stabilled their enrollment
1955- Mr. Charles A. Cannon saw Wingate as an opportunity for the children of textile workers and others in the middle class to gain higher education
He invested in the remodeling of the physical plant and the expansion of the curriculum
1960s- the growing student body reached 1,500
2011- opened the Levine College of Health Sciences on their main campus (houses the School of Pharmacy and the Department of PA Studies)
Same year- opened a campus in Hendersonville, N.C
2013- PA Studies
2014- Doctor of Physical Therapy program
2009- Total undergraduates
642- First-time degree-seeking freshmen
2001- Degree-seeking undergrads
993- Graduate enrollment

Residential Campus

Suburban Setting

Small Town

•Main campus (400 acres): Wingate, N.C.; 30 miles southeast of Charlotte, N.C.

•Wingate University Ballantyne: Charlotte, N.C. (Adult Bachelor Degree Completion, MBA, Graduate Education and Master of Arts in Sport Management)

•Wingate University Hendersonville: Hendersonville, N.C. (Pharmacy, PA Studies and MBA)

Student to faculty ratio:
81% acceptance rate
Campus Lake
Hannah Covington McGee Theatre
Plyler-Griffin Recital Hall
Anne R. Belk Music Center
Austin Auditorium
3 Athletic Training Rooms
Irwin Belk Stadium
3 pools

Undergraduate Application:
Early Decision Opportunities
4 Englishes
2 Foreign Languages
3 Maths
2 Sciences
and 1 Lab Science
2 Social Studies
SAT Test Scores
Critical Reading: 440-550
Math: 470-570
Writing: 430-530


ACT Composite Scores

Average GPA of Incoming Freshman:
19%- 3.75+
24%- 3.5 - 3.74
18%- 3.25 - 3.49
21%- 3.00 - 3.24
16%- 2.50 - 2.99
2%- 2.00 - 2.49
For 2014-15 Admission:
Admission Deadlines
March 1st
- SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due
April 1st
- Priority Application due
May 1st
- Student must reply to acceptance (or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1st)
September 15th
- Rolling applications begin
Some people are chosen for:
Immediate Action Application
It allows you to apply to Wingate with perks including no application fee and no essay requirement.

Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Early Decision processing
Required to e-submit application in PharmCAS by September 1st, 2014
Athletic Training
Biology: 3+1 Program
Biology and Education
Chemistry Business
Journalism and Mass Media
Public Relations
Rhetoric and Performance
Community & Commercial Recreation
Criminal Justice
English and Education
Environmental Biology
Health & Physical Education
History and Education
Human Services

Mathematics & Education
Middle Grade Education
Music Education
Music, Emphasis in Performance
Nursing (BSN)
Political Science
Reading/Elementary Education
Religious Studies
Sport Management
Broadcast Journalism
Community Youth Development
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Environmental Biology
Exercise Science
Family Studies
Human Services

International Studies
Legal Studies
Political Science
Professional & Technical Writing
Public Safety Administration
Religious Studies
Social Science
Sport Management
Women's and Gender Studies

Pre-Professional Programs
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant Studies
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Honors Program
Choose courses from three different tracks: University Honors (traditional track), Chemistry or Biology
Have the opportunity to interact with other honors students by taking a one-hour interdisciplinary honors seminar, doing an honors thesis, project, of significant research in their junior and/or senior year, and taking at least 3 additional specifically designated courses for honors students
Other benefits of the Honors Program:
•Opportunities to hear speakers who were invited to campus to participate in intimate, informal, discussion forums
•Relax in a student lounge in Bridges Building specifically made for Honors Program use
•Participate in a trip to Washington, D.C. in a program specially tailored to honors students
•Connect with upper class Honors Mentors
•Meet University administrators
•Smaller, more discussion based classes on certain topics with various faculty members.

Optional Double Major
(Ex. Sociology and Psychology)
Study Aboard Program:
Financial aid is often available
Can take classes that Wingate does not offer and receive credit
Faculty-led Programs (Ex. English Literature in England and Ireland)
Semester/Year Long Programs (Ex. Hong Kong Baptist University or the Danish Institute for Study Abroad )
Liberal Arts
Office of Internships and Career Services (helps you find internships, jobs, and plan throughout college)
Determined by the cumulative GPA that a student has in credit courses
At the end of a semester, the VP of Academic affairs will tell a student by mail if their GPA is too low
Student will be on probation for the following semester
May be enrolled in the Applied Learning Strategies Seminar
Popular Restaurants include:
Taqueria La Unica
Buddy's Point
Hilltop Bistro & Bar
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Captain D's Seafood
Shopping Ideas:
1 hr. from Charlotte
SouthPark Mall
Park Road Shopping Center (includes Carolina Soda Shoppe, Park Place Theatre, Harris Teeter, Michael's Arts & Crafts, and Caribou Coffee)
Bevello (clothing store)
Summerbird (consignment shop)
Custom (jewelry store)
Food Lion and Wal-Mart
Athletic Stores:
Charlotte Running Company
Ski Country Sports
lululemon athletica
The Jesse Helms Center
Cold Blooded Encounters - REPTILE ZOO
Museum of the Waxhaws
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Levine Museum of the New South
Carolinas Aviation Museum
NASCAR Hall of Fame

Financial Aid
Complete the FAFSA annually and use Wingate's school code, 002985.

Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA
prior to May 1
of each year.

Academic Scholarships are awarded to qualified undergraduate applicants who have been admitted to Wingate University’s Main Campus
Students are notified of their scholarship award by the Office of Admissions
NO scholarship application is required
Irwin Belk Scholarships
Wingate's most competitive scholarships
Available to outstanding entering freshmen students
Recipients are typically in the top 10% of their high school graduating class, have above a 4.20 weighted high school GPA and have an SAT score above 1950 (or an ACT score above 30)
are limited
Recipients must enroll full-time and have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.00
Trustee Scholarships
Available to outstanding entering freshmen
These scholarships are awarded to students who have above a 4.2 weighted GPA
Must enroll full-time and maintain satisfactory progress requirements as outlined in the University catalog
Presidential Scholarships
Available to exceptional entering freshmen
These scholarships are awarded to students who have above a 3.60 weighted GPA
Must enroll full-time and maintain satisfactory progress requirements as outlined in the University catalog
Academic Merit Scholarships
Available to entering freshmen based on academic achievement and leadership
Awarded to students who have above a 3.00 weighted GPA
Must enroll full-time and maintain satisfactory progress requirements as outlined in the University catalog
Gateway Scholarships
Available to entering freshmen based on demonstrated achievement and involvement
Must enroll full-time and maintain satisfactory progress requirements as outlined in the University catalog
Transfer Scholarships
Awarded to transferring students entering one of Wingate University’s undergraduate programs
Must have demonstrated academic success at other colleges and universities and have a minimum of 24 college credit hours of acceptable transfer work
Must enroll full-time and maintain satisfactory progress requirements as outlined in the University catalog
Current list of services offered to all students:
•Career exploration and choosing a major
•Online career assessment Focus2
•CareerGate – online internship and job database with over 2000 employer contacts
•Individual career advising
•Career-related workshops and employer presentations
•Career Resource Center with a career library
•Resume and cover letter assistance
•Internship and job search strategies
•Interview preparation
•Graduate school preparation

$23,034 average financial aid package
82% of financial need met (average)
Tuition and fees: $26,270 in-state, $26,270 out-of-state
Campus Ministries
Choral Groups
Concert Band
Fraternities/ Sororities
Government or Political Activity
International Student Organization
Jazz Band
Literary Magazine
Music Ensembles
Musical Theater
Pep Band
Student Newspaper
Television Station

Intramural Sports:
Males Only:

Females Only:
Intramurals for Both:
Table Tennis
Water Polo

Varsity Sports
Baseball, Football, Golf, and Lacrosse (M only)
Softball and Volleyball (F only)
Soccer, Tennis, Cheerleading and Cross-country

Greek Life
Phi Beta Sigma
Kappa Alpha Order
Pi Kappa Phi
Delta Sigma Phi
Sororities :

Sigma Sigma Sigma
Alpha Xi Delta
Chi Omega

Volunteer Service:
-Honors program and pharmacy majors, and other groups do volunteer service
-UCAN (University and Community Assistance Network): the student-led organization devoted solely to community service and social issues
-The Battle Center on campus
Work as ushers, ticket takers, greeters and ambassadors of goodwill to our community
Ensure smooth and safe operation of the facilities
Types of Housing:
Women's and Men's dorms
Sorority/ Fraternity housing
School owned and operated apartments
81% of all students live in school housing of some kind
Campus housing is available to all unmarried students and freshman
Room Assignments
Room sign-up occurs in the spring semester
Requests for a specific building, room and/or roommate will be granted whenever possible but not guaranteed (contact your Resident Assistant or Residence Director)
Students who do not designate a roommate will be placed with an appropriate match
If a designated roommate withdraws or does not return to the University, students might be asked to consolidate
Every student must pay a $200 nonrefundable housing deposit and any outstanding Student Affairs administrative assessments in order to guarantee a room reservation
Students must also be registered for class to guarantee a spot in housing

Residence Halls
Helms Hall
-Completed in 1967, honors the late L.L. Helms
-It houses 195 students.
Ruth Coltrane Cannon Hall
-Named in honor of the late Mrs. Charles A. Cannon
-Completely renovated in 2004 to house 236 students.
Alumni Hall
-Constructed in 1946, houses the Office of International Studies, the Office of Internships and
Career Services, and Success Coaching Offices
-Located in the Academic Quadrangle
-Houses two floors of residential students
Student Apartments
Faculty Drive Apartments
-Eight-unit facility at the corner of Faculty Drive and Haskins Drive, houses two students per unit.
South Campus
-Six facilities, houses 406 students in private bedroom apartments (these apartments are available mainly to juniors and seniors)
Watson Village
-Includes the North Campus apartments
-Typically house sophomores
University Place Apartments
-Townhouse-style apartment community of five buildings occupied by
undergraduate and graduate students

Changing a Roommate
-students will need to contact their Resident Assistant or Residence Director
The following procedures are in place and must be followed regarding all room changes:
If the issue cannot be resolved, the student will be referred to an Assistant Director of Residence Life
If the situation persists and the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Administration determines that a room change is needed, the student will be given the available alternative housing options
The student must complete a room change form with all necessary signatures and return the form to the Office of Residence Life
Failure to complete the room change process within 24 hours or moving without submitting an approved room change form to the Office of Residence Life will result in an improper checkout fee of $100.

Apartment/ Residence Hall Policies
The use of tobacco products is prohibited on campus
Appropriate decorum should be maintained
Every student is responsible for activities occurring in their room and shared living space regardless of the student being present or not
expected to keep their rooms, suites, halls and apartments clean and neat at all times
The construction of lofts without written permission of the Director of Residence Life is prohibited
More Rules:
University furniture may NOT be removed from rooms or common areas
Grills or any appliance with an open flame are strictly prohibited
Refrigerators should not exceed 4.0 cu. ft. in capacity and microwaves should not exceed 1.0 cu. ft.
Students are banned from having animals in the residential facilities except for fish and small turtles in aquariums that do not exceed 5 gallons. Violations are forwarded to the Office of Community Standards.

Alcohol Policy
Students are expected to behave in a manner that does not jeopardize the health or safety of others
or themselves.
Expected to follow local, state, and federal laws regarding the use, possession, and
distribution of alcohol
Wingate defines alcohol misuse as any use which adversely impacts a student’s health or leads to inappropriate or unsafe behaviors
Disruptive or disrespectful alcohol-related behavior is not be tolerated
Public display of alcohol is prohibited
Giving alcohol to underage individuals is prohibited

Controlled Substance Abuse Policy
Wingate maintains and enforces a policy which bans the use, possession, manufacture and sale of controlled substances (ex. illegal drugs or narcotics) by any person or student on campus

W.T. Harris Dining Hall
Features menus packed with an large variety of fresh foods, "comfort" favorites, and trendy features
Daily items: traditional home-style meals, fresh cooked pastas and stir-fry dishes, grilled favorites, deli sandwiches, hot and hearty soups, an abundant salad bar and scrumptious desserts.

Klondike Poolside
Made to order sandwiches, fresh salads, and signature burgers
Einstein Bros Bagels
Located in the Ethel K. Smith Library
Offers a delicious tasting selection of Einstein Bros: famous bagels and shmears, Darn Good Coffee, crisp, fresh salads, decadent sweets, and sandwiches made with high quality ingredients
Located in Levine Science Building:
-Provisions on Demand (P.O.D.)
Reinvents the campus store experience by blending the features of "corner store" quick convenience with modern market style and service
Offers a variety of grab-and-go meals, snacks, beverages, and everyday essentials
Grab N Go
Jefferson Clubhouse
Convenience store headquarters
Snacks, grocery items, paper goods, laundry supplies, and more are available here.
How to pay?
Bulldog Bucks

Can be used at any dining location (can get a job at one)
May be used in any dining location as well as the Wingate University Bookstore
Call (704) 291-9500
No... not this...
Residential Meal Plans
19 Meals per Week + $155 Bulldog Bucks
Offers 19 meals per week and $155 Bulldog Bucks per semester
14 Meals per Week + $305 Bulldog Bucks
Offers 14 meals and $305 Bulldog Bucks per semester
10 Meals per Week + $355 Bulldog Bucks
Offers 10 meals per week and $355 Bulldog Bucks per semester
7 Meal per Week + $405 Bulldog Bucks
Offers 7 meals per week and $405 Bulldog Bucks per semester
*Freshman & Sophomores must choose the 19 and 14 plans
Commuter Student Plans
25 Block Plan
25 all you care to eat meals/semester in W.T. Harris Dining Hall
$175 Bulldog Bucks/semester to use in the retail locations
Cost: $300 ($320.25 with 6.75% NC Sales Tax)
Commuter Bulldog Bucks Plan
$300 Bulldog Bucks
Cost: $300 ($320.25 with 6.75% NC Sales Tax)
$100 Bulldog Bucks
Add $100 in Bulldog Bucks
Cost: $100 ($106.75 with 6.75% NC Sales Tax)

Freshman Year
Fall- Wingate 101, English 101, Chemistry 101, Biology 150, Math 209, Physical Education 101 (17 hours)
Spring Religion 110/120/130, English 102, Chemistry 102, Biology 315, Math 120 (18 hours)
Sophomore Year
Fall Humanities*, Physics 201, Chemistry 201, Social Science**, Economics 221 (17 hours)
Spring Humanities*, Biology 320, Chemistry 202, COMM-Human Communication 101, Humanities* (17 hours)
*Humanities (9 hours): Choose from Foreign Language, Literature, History, or Philosophy
**Social Sciences (3 hours): Choose from Psychology or Sociology (except Sociology 350)
Degree: BA/BS
Pharmacy School
The Wingate University School of Pharmacy Curriculum

Designed to prepare student pharmacists to practice in any health care setting and to address the needs of any patient
Program stands upon four pillars (Practice Experience, Pharmacotherapy, Professionalization and the Pharmaceutical Sciences.)
4-year time frame
Dorms are wired for high speed internet connections and have wireless network available.
Yearly Statistics
44.65" of Rain
6 Days of Snow
201 Dry Days
141 Days of Fog
Arrests on Campus
1- Illegal weapon possession
6- Drug Law Violations
3- Liquor Law Violations
5% of students have disabilities
Medical, dental, and veterinary schools specify courses, not specific majors, that are prerequisites for admission to their programs.
(Ex. Pre-Med students may select any major as long as they take the courses required by the medical school they wish to attend)
Regardless of which major you select at Wingate University, the majority of medical and dental schools in the U.S. require one year each of Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physics. Some specify Calculus.

100% of students receive financial aid
SAT number: 5908
ACT number: 3176
FAFSA number: 002985
FICE number: 2985

I couldn't resist...
Michelle Cummings
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