#5 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, South Carolina

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Student Population
Winthrop University overview
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

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 6,705 prospective students applied, and 4,287 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 964 enrolled in the school.  4,392 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,184 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $15,306 plus fees of $530. Winthrop University is ranked 596 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Winthrop University is rated within the lower 45% 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 940/1150
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.98
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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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$530
Room and Board $9,810
Budget for Other Expenses$3,184
Total One Year Cost$30,030
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$530
Room and Board $9,810
Budget for Other Expenses$3,184
Total One Year Cost$44,360

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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.

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