Description

Winthrop University doesn’t only provide students with an academically superior education, but also requires learning outside the classroom through immersion and participation in cultural and other activities.

Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop is a public, four-year school that has been ranked among the top universities in the state.

Winthrop offers programs in such professional fields as Broadcast Journalism, Business, Education, Environmental Studies, Healthcare, and Social Work. Other programs leading to a career include the pre-professional offerings such as Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Law.

Arts programs feature Art, Conducting, Dance, Jewelry Design, Photography and Theatre. Winthrop also offers a host of academically oriented programs like African American Studies, French Education, Medieval Studies, Psychology and Women’s Studies.

Student life incorporates the cultural part of the Winthrop experience. These additional experiences have also received recognition for cultivating long-term positive effects in students.

Students engage in classroom learning, but are also required to attend 20 arts or cultural events per year. Many such events may be found on the Winthrop campus, at the school’s theatre events and concerts.

Through career services students also engage in local community service, which gives them the opportunity to help others while building job skills. Financial aid is available to eligible students and may be obtained through talent scholarships and other sources.
Admissions applications to Winthrop may be completed online.

Quick Facts about Winthrop University

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Eagles

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$12,656

Out-of-State Tuition

$23,796

Retention Rate

69%

Enrollment

6,133

Year Established

1886

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3

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100% of students gave Winthrop University 3 stars overall.

Former Student - Last Attended 2012

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

Honestly, if you are looking for more of a campus community feel and fun things to do in the surrounding area, there are few options here at Winthrop, in Rock Hill. Fortunately the academics are good.

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Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
5,068
Freshman Class
1,092
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
6,133

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
83%
Graduate
17%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
72%
Men
28%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
26%
Caucasian
69%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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