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Winona State University is a public institution located in Winona, Minnesota. The surrounding location of Winona is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

405 Undergraduate Degrees
23 Graduate Degrees
$24,112 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
66% Acceptance Rate

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Winona State University Rankings

We have ranked Winona State as #200 out of 1,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Winona State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#26 Best Value Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#120 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#246 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Winona State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Value Colleges for Human Resource Management College Factual
#14 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#15 Best Value Colleges for Marketing College Factual
#23 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#51 Best Value Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#236 Best Schools Course Advisor

Where Is Winona State University?

Location of Winona State University

Contact details for Winona State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987-5838
Phone: 507-457-5000

How Do I Get Into Winona State?

You can apply to Winona State online at:

Admission Requirements for Winona State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Winona State?

66% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 66%, Winona State does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Winona State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 640. Math scores were between 550 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Winona State University  ( 490 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Winona State University  ( 550 to 690 )
Winona State received ACT scores from 99% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Winona State University  ( 19 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Winona State University  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Winona State University  ( 20 to 25 )

Can I Afford Winona State University?

$24,112 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
3.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Winona State is $24,112. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Winona State, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $9,337 a year. That adds up to $37,348 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Winona State is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Winona State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,125 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,978 undergraduate students at Winona State, with 6,125 being full-time and 853 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Winona State

There are also 627 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,125 full-time undergraduates at Winona State, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Winona State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Winona State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Winona State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 149
Black or African American 158
Hispanic or Latino 278
White 5,104
International Students 195
Other Races/Ethnicities 241

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Winona State University. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 59 countries are represented at Winona State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Winona State University

290 Took All Classes Online
1,993 Took At Least One Class Online
13.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at Winona State. In 2017-2018, 1,993 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Winona State has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Winona State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Winona State University was 13.6%. This is the #966 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Winona State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Winona State University Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 172 0 172
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 63 0 63
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 59 0 59
Accounting 57 0 57
Finance 24 0 24
Organizational Leadership 0 22 22
General Management Information Systems 22 0 22
General Economics 8 0 8
Research and Development Management 0 1 1
Health Communication 0 0 0
TOTAL 405 23 428


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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