Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$15,666

$29,996

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
41%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,196
Declined 1,905
Total Received 6,101
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Public

4,887

undergraduate students

926

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Winthrop University, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,813
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

445-acre campus in Rock Hill (population: 73,068), 20 miles from Charlotte, NC. Major airport, bus, and train serve Charlotte.

  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

Winthrop University
701 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill
29733

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Association of Ebonites
  • WU Crew
  • Greek Life
  • DiGiorgio Student Union
  • Campus Ministries

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Greek Week
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
41%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.95

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,196
Declined 1,905
Total Received 6,101

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,306
Room & board $9,340
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,206
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

5,813

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

4,887
students

Female
70%
3,404

Male
30%
1,483

16%

926
students

Female
76%
708

Male
24%
218

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

4,331
students

Female
70%
3,026

Male
30%
1,305

12%

556
students

Female
68%
378

Male
32%
178

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

293

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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