701 Oakland Avenue Rock Hill, SC 29733 803-323-2137
http://www.winthrop.edu admissions@winthrop.edu
About Winthrop University
  • Year of Foundation 1886
  • Size of Campus 418 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,187
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 69% 31% 13%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $12,176 In state, $22,892 Out of state
  • Room and Board $6,922
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 4,757
Nationally recognized for its quality and value, Winthrop is a learning community that embodies the characteristics essential to being one of the best universities of its kind: a carefully selected student body of high academic achievement and cultural diversity; a national caliber curriculum of the arts, sciences, and professions; a residential educational experience emphasizing personal identity and close relationships; and values that emphasize deep learning, quality teaching, and engaged public service. Winthrop students have the opportunity to develop their individual capacities to become leaders in their professions and communities through a variety of highly personalized, engaging, and progressively developmental academic and co-curricular programs predicated on national standards of excellence. The Winthrop Experience is one that prepares students to live, learn, and lead for a lifetime.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chinese Marital Arts, Winthrop International Klub, Taking Integrity Back, Muslim Student Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association for Black Accountants, Association of Eb
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 16
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week, Homecoming, Convocation, Greek Week, Commencement, Talent Show, Sporting Events, Festival of Lights, Clubs & Organizations Fair, End of Year Block Party
  • Number of students in fraternities 16
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Psi Omega; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Beta Beta; Chi Sigma Iota; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; National Residence Hall Honorary; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha; Phi Alpha
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega; Baha'i Club; Baptist Collegiate Ministry; Campus Crusade for Christ; Canterbury of Winthrop; Collegiate Women for Christ; Fellowship fo Christian Athletes; Impact; Jewish Student Organization; Lutheran Campus M
  • Distance to nearest bus Rock Hill, South Carolina (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte, North Carolina (25), Columbia, South Carolina (75)
  • Distance to nearest train Charlotte, North Carolina (25)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 42%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (12%), women's dorms (52%), men's dorms (16%), sorority housing (5%), fraternity housing (5%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 81%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 19%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,421
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Museums Three art galleries: Rutledge Gallery, Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery and Edmund D. Lewandowski Student Gallery
  • Number Of Microforms 1,247,774
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 30
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 13,961
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 274
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 421,505
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 688
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,382
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 32
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Banking industry in Charlotte, NC
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years 88%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 79%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 84%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
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