Tuition & Fees

$15,230

$29,486

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
51%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,356
Declined + 1,217
Total Received 4,573
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Public

5,014

undergraduate students

1,059

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5910
ACT 3884

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,073
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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Rock Hill, SC

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

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
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 2% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
51%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,356
Declined + 1,217
Total Received 4,573

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

56%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,080

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,230
Room $5,416
Board $3,532
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $25,378
Average Financial Aid - $13,080
Total with Avg. Aid $12,298

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,670,348
State $9,857,210
Institutional $8,188,212
Other external $815,493
Total $28,531,263

Non-need-based

Federal $35,728
State $4,804,404
Institutional $5,221,229
Other external $344,460
Total $10,405,821
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Michelle Hare
Director of Financial Aid
harem@winthrop.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Swimming, Tae Kwan Do

Club Sports - Women's

Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Swimming, Tae Kwan Do

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Billiards, Darts, Flag Football, Handball,kickball, Racquetball, Sand Volleyball, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Ken Halpin (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Sherika Montgomery (women's)
Director Of Women's Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference
Mascot
Eagle
School colors
garnet and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art Administration
Art Education
Art History
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Chemistry
Choral Music
Computer Science
Conducting
Counseling/Development
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dance Education
Digital Information Design
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education Administration/Supervision
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
Individualized Studies
Instrumental Music
Integrated Marketing Communication
Interior Design
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 Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Development
Spanish
Special Education
Sport/Fitness Administration
Sports Management
Teaching
Teaching Theatre
Theatre
Theatre Arts/Design/Technical
Theatre Arts/Performance
Theatre Arts/Secondary Education
Visual Communication
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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

6,073

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

5,014
students

Female
70%
3,492

Male
30%
1,522

17%

1,059
students

Female
77%
815

Male
23%
244

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

4,488
students

Female
70%
3,138

Male
30%
1,350

11%

526
students

Female
68%
354

Male
32%
172

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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 Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required 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 Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
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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