#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 5,582 prospective students applied, and 3,567 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 818 enrolled in the school.  3,884 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,290 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $15,306 plus fees of $540. Winthrop University is ranked 622 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Winthrop University is rated within the lower 46% 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 1000/1195
ACT 20/26
GPA 4.0
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$540
Room and Board $10,200
Budget for Other Expenses$3,260
Total One Year Cost$30,506
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$540
Room and Board $10,200
Budget for Other Expenses$3,260
Total One Year Cost$44,836

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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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