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Is Wingate University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. So we've gathered facts about Wingate University veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Wingate University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Wingate:

How Does Wingate Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Wingate University at #348. This places Wingate among the top 15% of the 2,459 colleges and universities in this ranking for offering vets an exceptional educational experience. The school also ranked #11 in our Best for Vets in North Carolina ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. Below you'll find how Wingate did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 471
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 179
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 123

You can also see how specific majors at Wingate fared when compared to the same major at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Reading Teacher Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Community College Education Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Community College Education Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Environmental Biology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Sports Communication Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Sports Communication Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best General Organizational Communication Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Environmental Biology Colleges for Veterans 14
Best General Organizational Communication Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 21

How Many Veterans Go to Wingate?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 122 G.I. Bill® students at Wingate. There are 3,653 students enrolled at Wingate. This means that approximately 3.34% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Wingate

Wingate University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Wingate University does have a student veterans group.

Does Wingate Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Wingate does not offer college credit for life experience.

Wingate may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Wingate Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Wingate.

Complaints to the VA About Wingate

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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