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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
  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+

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Winthrop is an above-average public university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina in the Charlotte Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,236 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Winthrop acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 63% of students, Winthrop alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,200.

About

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

Winthrop University Rankings

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Winthrop Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
950-1160
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$19,115 / 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
$10,563 / 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
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 93 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 93 responses

Majors

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
    41%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,236 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
528
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Every student is different in a good way.
    74%
  • Individual
    19%
  • Weird
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Stressed
    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. 119 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 131 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Liberal. There is a wide range of students
    40%
  • One of the most diverse campuses.
    27%
  • Overpriced
    8%
  • All of the above
    7%
  • Girls, Gay, and African American.
    7%
  • Outstanding professors
    7%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
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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