Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$15,836

$30,166

not including housing and food

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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

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $6,062
Food $3,748
Additional fees $530
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,846
Average Financial Aid - $11,440
Total with Avg. Aid $15,406

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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