Winona State University

Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive, regional public university with more than 8,500 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers more than 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate and doctorate programs on its three campuses in southeast Minnesota: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.

Winona State is ranked as the second public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report, and has been listed as one of America’s 100 Best College Buys for 15 consecutive years. For seven years in a row, Winona State has been recognized among the “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and in 2010 was named one of the country’s most environmentally-responsible colleges by this nationally-known education services company. The university’s mission is to educate and enlighten our citizenry at a distinctive institution: a community of learners improving our world. For more information, visit:

Welcome back, alumni!

Our alumni and friends are spread across the USA and the world. Our goal is to keep you, the alumni and friends of WSU, connected to this great institution. Please use the site to stay in touch with us and each other!  Winona State University Alumni page


175 West Mark Street PO Box 5838 Winona, MN 55987


(507) 457-5000 1-800-342-5978


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Campus office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Office hours may vary during holidays and university breaks. After hours, call WSU Security at 507-457-5555.