Winthrop University is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Winthrop University was founded in 1886 and now enrolls around 5,576 students a year, including 4,406 undergrads.
There are 12 undergraduate students for every full-time Winthrop University professor.
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Winthrop University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Winthrop University. Winthrop University admitted 64% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 4,287 out of 6,705 total applicants were accepted.
Winthrop University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Winthrop University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Winthrop University, applicants must submit the following items.
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The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Winthrop University is 4.0 /4.0.
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Winthrop University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 62% submitted the SAT. 35% submitted the ACT.
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Winthrop University meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,422 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
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Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
About 70% of students who start at Winthrop University come back the next year. Out of the 1,018 students who started at Winthrop University as first-time freshman, 473 graduate within four years.
Winthrop University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 61%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 45% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $33,312 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Winthrop University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Winthrop University a good school for you?
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Winthrop University is located in the suburban setting of Rock Hill, South Carolina, less than an hour from Charlotte.
If you want to see Winthrop University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 77 to Rock Hill, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Charlotte Douglas International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Winthrop University and Rock Hill are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Winthrop University is Nov 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Winthrop University is Dec 15.
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Wondering what life at Winthrop University is like? There are approximately 5,576 students enrolled at Winthrop University, including 4,406 undergraduate students and 1,170 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from SC and 10% percent of students are from other states.
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