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Winthrop University Tuition & Cost

Rock Hill, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$540
Room and Board $10,200
Other Expenses Budget$3,260
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Winthrop University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$540
Room and Board $10,200
Other Expenses Budget$3,260

In-state tuition at Winthrop University for undergraduate students residing in South Carolina is $15,306. Room and board charges total $10,200 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,200 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $540 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,260 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Winthrop University full time should expect a total annual cost of $30,506.

Undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $29,636 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $10,200 for room and board, $1,200 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $540. Students are advised to budget $3,260 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $44,836. This figure is 47% higher than what South Carolina residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Winthrop University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Winthrop University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$17,011
$30,001 to $48,000$18,258
$48,001 to $75,000$19,051
$75,001 to $110,000$21,884

The average reported annual net price for Winthrop University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $19,300 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Winthrop University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $11,071 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 71% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,853 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,596.

Finanical Aid Winthrop University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $11,071 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,605 58%
Pell Grants $4,721 48%
Other Federal Grants $1,081 14%
State and Local Grants $4,698 86%
Federal Student Loans $5,853 71%
Other Student Loans $10,596 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Winthrop University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $62,228. The loan balance of $62,228 is a four year multiple of the $15,557 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $660 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $62,228
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $659.72
Total Interest Paid $16,938.44
Sum of All Loan Payments $79,166.44

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $30,506 $44,836
2 $30,841 $45,328
3 $31,179 $45,825
4 $31,521 $46,328

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Winthrop University to be $122,024 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Winthrop University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
South Carolina Residents $639 $1,917 $2,556
Out of State Residents $1,236 $3,708 $4,944

Estimated cost for a class at Winthrop University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Winthrop University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Winthrop University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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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.