Winthrop University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Winthrop University
How hard is it to get into Winthrop University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,356 out of 4,573 applicants were admitted making Winthrop University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Winthrop University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Sponsored by Cappex
Find out which students are getting accepted at Winthrop University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.Calculate My Chances
Winthrop University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT28%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Winthrop University?
Winthrop University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1165 to 1270||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1060 to 1165||Avg -||61%-73%|
|955 to 1060||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 955||Low||<48%|
Winthrop University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT72%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Winthrop University?
Admission data indicates that Winthrop University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Winthrop University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>82%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||61%-73%|
|16 to 19||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 16||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.81
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Winthrop University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Winthrop University was 3.81 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Winthrop University accepts 73% of students who apply.
52% of Winthrop University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||30%||31%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply291
Applicants have 291 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Winthrop University before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Sep 14||Sep 24|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Winthrop University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218964 IPEDS survey data for Winthrop University.