#6 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, South Carolina

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Student Population
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Location Rock Hill, South Carolina
Online winthrop.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Winthrop University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,101 prospective students applied, and 4,196 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,073 enrolled in the school.  4,703 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,110 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $15,306 plus fees of $500. Winthrop University is ranked 758 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Winthrop University is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 950/1160
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.81
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Carolina Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$500
Room and Board $9,628
Budget for Other Expenses$3,120
Total One Year Cost$29,754
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$500
Room and Board $9,628
Budget for Other Expenses$3,120
Total One Year Cost$44,084

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Winthrop University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Education 16%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Social Sciences 7%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218964 IPEDS survey data for Winthrop University.

Current students may use the Winthrop University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.