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Tuition

$14,430

$27,000

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,096
Declined + 1,189
Total Received 4,285
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undergraduateRatios

33%

67%

male

female

1  :  15

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/Marketing
  2. Education
  3. Visual/Performing Arts
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School Facts

Winthrop, founded in 1886 as a teacher training school for women, adopted coeducation in 1974. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts. Its 445-acre campus is located in Rock Hill, 20 miles south of Charlotte, NC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,130
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5910
ACT 3884

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Public

5,048

undergraduate students

1,082

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Rock Hill, SC

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Rock Hill, SC

456-acre campus in Rock Hill (population: 68,094), 20 miles from Charlotte, NC. Major airport, bus, and train serve Charlotte.

Winthrop University
701 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29733

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 1% of male students
 
8 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,096
Declined + 1,189
Total Received 4,285

Admissions Contact

Debi Barber
Director of Admissions
P: 800 763-0230
F: 803 323-2137
admissions@winthrop.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,430
Room $4,815
Board $2,875
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $22,120
Average Financial Aid - $11,837
Total with Avg. Aid $10,283

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,837

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,331,295
State $8,837,610
Institutional $4,806,956
Other external $898,260
Total $23,874,121

Non-need-based

Federal $89,032
State $4,393,033
Institutional $4,280,301
Other external $374,287
Total $9,136,653

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Eagle
School colors
garnet and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Administration/Supervision
Art
Art Administration
Art Education
Art History
Art/Design
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Chemistry
Computer Science
Conducting
Counseling/Development
Dance
Dance Education
Digital Information Design
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies/Science
Executive Business Administration
Exercise Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences/Human Services
General Communication Disorders
History
Human Nutrition
Integrated Marketing Communication
Liberal Arts
Literacy
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Performance
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education
Physical Education Teacher Certification/K-12
Physical Education/Athletic Training
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Education
School Psychology
Science Communications
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Development
Spanish
Special Education
Sport/Fitness Administration
Sports Management
Theatre
Theatre Arts/Design/Technical
Theatre Arts/Performance
Theatre Arts/Secondary Education
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Undergraduate

82%

5,048
students

Female
67%
3,398

Male
33%
1,650

Graduate

18%

1,082
students

Female
77%
831

Male
23%
251

undergraduateFull-time

87%

4,432
students

Female
67%
2,965

Male
33%
1,467

undergraduatePart-time

13%

616
students

Female
71%
433

Male
29%
183

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
France
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Leigh Anne Poole
Director, International Center
803 323-3440
poolela@winthrop.edu

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