Founded in 1896, Wingate University offers a variety of degree and preprofessional programs in arts and sciences, medicine, law, business, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. Its services and facilities include career counseling and guidance, student organizations, athletics, financial aid, food services and a fully stocked library. The university provides programs in various subjects, such as communication, business administration, music, English, foreign languages, chemistry, biology, physics, history and political science. Wingate University also offers programs in various other additional subjects, such as philosophy, mathematics and education. Based in Wingate, N.C., the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.