Winthrop University

1,324 reviews
  1. Rock Hill, SC
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
Winthrop University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference
Address
701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
940-1170
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$15,856/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,770/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,547/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,473/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,663/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,354/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.42 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.46 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.46 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,421Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
Report
  • Every student is different in a good way.
    67%
  • Individual
    22%
  • Weird
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.79 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.90 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
Report
  • Liberal. There is a wide range of students
    41%
  • One of the most diverse campuses.
    23%
  • Girls, Gay, and African American.
    18%
  • Overpriced
    18%

After Winthrop University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.24 responses

Reviews

1,324 reviews
  • Excellent
    215
  • Very Good
    469
  • Average
    514
  • Poor
    91
  • Terrible
    25
I am a freshman here at Winthrop. This place is amazing!!! Education, sciences, and arts here at this school are top notch. People are friendly, its close to Charlotte, and there are lots of clubs to fit everyones interest. Come to Winthrop and Soar like an Eagle.
  • Freshman
  • 20 hours ago
My school is great I love the campus. The teachers make sure you learn the material Especially in sibjdvts like chemistry and biology. However, the school is very expensive.
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago
Winthrop University is the best college around. Excellent professors who care, a beautiful campus, and an overall great experience. I would highly recommend this college to anyone with a desire to excel.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 2 months ago