Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$15,836

$30,166

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
560
25th
460
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,287
Declined 2,418
Total Received 6,705
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Public

5,318

undergraduate students

1,469

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 6,787
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Winthrop University
701 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC
29733

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
560
25th
460
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,287
Declined 2,418
Total Received 6,705

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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
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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,440

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,306
Room $6,062
Board $3,748
Additional fees $530
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,846
Average Financial Aid - $11,440
Total with Avg. Aid $15,406
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 803 323-2189
F: 803 323-2557
finaid@winthrop.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

fencing, lacrosse, rugby, swimming, tae kwon do

Club Sports - Women's

fencing, lacrosse, rugby, swimming, tae kwon do

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, billiards, cheerleading, dance, darts, flag football, handball,kickball, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conducting.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
Human Nutrition.
Interior Design.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
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.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Education
  3. Visual/performing Arts

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,787

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

5,318
students

Female
68%
3,621

Male
32%
1,697

22%

1,469
students

Female
81%
1,196

Male
19%
273

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

4,461
students

Female
69%
3,064

Male
31%
1,397

16%

857
students

Female
65%
557

Male
35%
300

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
China
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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