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Winthrop University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROCK HILL, SC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

701 OAKLAND AVE
ROCK HILL, SC 29733
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference
From Winthrop University

At Winthrop, we are a family. As an Eagle, you’ll be part of a close-knit, diverse, and welcoming campus community – one that celebrates, challenges and supports one another.

Winthrop has a strong tradition of national caliber academics, and when you aren't in the classroom, you’ll dive into activities – clubs, sports, performing arts, research, study abroad – and never look back. Through it all you’ll take learning to a new level and prepare for life after graduation.

Beyond the edges of campus, you'll find an abundance of unique places to dine, shop and unwind in our booming city of Rock Hill, SC, as well as 20 minutes up the road in Charlotte, NC.

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Winthrop University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
May 1
Acceptance Rate
64%
SAT Range
940-1150
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,300 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,071 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 95 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science - Cybersecurity

Winthrop’s B.S. in Cybersecurity program is the first stand-alone cybersecurity program by a public university in South Carolina. With a growing demand for cybersecurity professionals in our increasingly digital world, this degree will empower you to use your skills and expertise to meet the exciting challenges of today and tomorrow and position yourself as a valuable asset to employers.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    77%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,992 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
414
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Every student is different in a good way.
    76%
  • Individual
    19%
  • Weird
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 121 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 133 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 70 responses
  • Liberal. There is a wide range of students
    43%
  • One of the most diverse campuses.
    29%
  • All of the above
    9%
  • Overpriced
    9%
  • Outstanding professors
    7%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 56 responses

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