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Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC
University Website: www.winthrop.edu
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Winthrop University, often referred to as Winthrop or WU and formerly known as Winthrop College, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. Founded in 1886 by David Bancroft Johnson, who served as the superintendent of Columbia, South Carolina schools, received a $1,500 grant from Robert Charles Winthrop, a Boston philanthropist and chair of the Peabody Education Board. The school originally opened in Columbia to educate young women to teach in the public schools.

Winthrop offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through five colleges and schools and has current enrollment of about 6,000 students. The 100-acre (40.5 ha) main academic and residential campus is located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina and 71 miles (114 km) north of Columbia, South Carolina in Rock Hill. The University has been recognized as South Carolina's top-rated university according to evaluations conducted by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Winthrop has been rated by the Commission as "substantially exceeding standards" every year since that classification was created in 2003. The university was also named by the John Templeton Foundation as a University that "encourages character development". In addition, Winthrop has received numerous Top-10 Regional Public University (South) rankings by U.S. News & World Report and has been rated among the Princeton Review's "Best Southeastern Colleges."

Fielding athletic teams known as Winthrop Eagles, the university participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level as a member of Big South Conference. The athletic program is known for its success in basketball. The majority of Winthrop's students are from South Carolina, with out-of-state and foreign students accounting for 11% of undergraduate enrollment. The university offers a number of extracurricular activities to its students, including athletics, honor societies, clubs and student organizations, as well as fraternities and sororities. Alumni and former students have gone on to prominent careers in government, business, science, medicine, education, sports, and entertainment.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,796.00 avg tuition

701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29733
(803) 323-2211

Apply online Admissions:
www.winthrop.edu/admissions/secon..
Financial Aid:
www.winthrop.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Winthrop University

Statistics:
Applied 4,115
Admitted 2,815 68%
Enrolled total 983
Full Time: 969
Part Time 14
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 580
SAT Math 480 570
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 60%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Winthrop University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $12,656.00 $12,656.00 $23,796.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $528.00 $528.00 $992.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,186.00 $12,186.00 $22,792.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $511.00 $511.00 $952.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,270.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,900.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 96%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,018.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 72%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,599.00

Winthrop University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Public Relations/Image Management X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Nutrition X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Conducting X
Dance, General X
Design and Visual Communications, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Interior Design X
Music, General X X

Winthrop University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017

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