Winthrop University Overview
Winthrop University is a public institution located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rock Hill is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Winthrop University Known For?
- The post-master's certificate is the highest award offered at Winthrop.
- In 2017-2018, 56% of the faculty were full-time.
Winthrop University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Winthrop.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Winthrop has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Winthrop University?
Contact details for Winthrop are given below.
|Address:||701 Oakland Ave, Rock Hill, SC 29733|
How Do I Get Into Winthrop?
You can apply to Winthrop online at: https://www.winthrop.edu/apply-now.aspx
Admission Requirements for Winthrop
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Winthrop?
Approximately 29% of accepted students are men and 71% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.
Average Test Scores
About 62% of students accepted to Winthrop submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 560.
Can I Afford Winthrop University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Winthrop, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $7,803 a year. That adds up to $31,212 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Winthrop is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Winthrop University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,170 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,992 full-time undergraduates at Winthrop, 32% are male and 68% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Winthrop University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,283|
|Hispanic or Latino||232|
South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Winthrop University. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 47 countries are represented at Winthrop. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Australia.
Online Learning at Winthrop University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Winthrop has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Winthrop
The following table shows how Winthrop is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Arts & Media Management||#15||#15|
Online Growth Rankings of Winthrop
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Winthrop University was 146.9%. This is the #337 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Winthrop regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Winthrop majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||10%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Winthrop ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Winthrop.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Instructional Media Design||#34|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#47|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Winthrop University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Bill Fitzpatrick under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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