Winona State University

Winona State University (also known as WSU) is a comprehensive public university in Winona, Minnesota, United States, a college and river town located in picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River, with around 8,900 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, the fifth-largest system of two- and four-year colleges and universities in the country, based on student enrollment. WSU offers more than 80 programs on its main campus, as well as select programs on its satellite Winona, West Campus and Winona State University—Rochester.

In 2012, WSU was ranked second among public universities in Minnesota in the 2012 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S. News Media Group.

Winona State has been ranked as one of America’s "100 Best College Buys" for quality and value, 16 years in a row. Winona State University and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are the only two Minnesota schools included in the report.

It has also been named among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review for 8 years, and ranks as a "top-tier" institution among Midwestern universities, and the top 50 institutions in the Midwest Region Master's Category by the U.S. News & World Report.

It was named as one of the country’s most environmentally-responsible colleges for 2010 (The Princeton Review/ U.S. Green Building Council) and ranked as one of the top 20 of safest campuses in the US in 2010 (The Daily Beast).It has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll annually since 2008 (Corporation for National and Community Service).

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