Winthrop University

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Winthrop University


  • 79% have a job after 6 months
  • 84% have a job after 1 year
  • 88% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$9,500 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$17,564 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Special Collections: 3,102,568 pieces, 1,702 linear feet

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 421,505 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,421 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,247,774 microforms.
  • 3,382 Audio/Visual items.
  • 13,961 e-books.

Museums & Art

Three art galleries: Rutledge Gallery, Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery and Edmund D. Lewandowski Student Gallery



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,014 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 32 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 274 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 688 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 30 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 300 students can be on the network at once.



placement service, health service, health insurance


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co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 42% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 81% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 19% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 8 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Week, Homecoming, Convocation, Greek Week, Commencement, Talent Show, Sporting Events, Festival of Lights, Clubs & Organizations Fair, End of Year Block Party
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 115 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Theta National History Honor Society; Phi Epsilon Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Pi Gamma Mu; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Mu Chapter; Upsilon Pi Epsilon; Winthrop University Honors Association
  • 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 Ministry; Newman Campus Ministry; Presbyterians and Catholics Together; Reformed University Fellowship; Something Else Ministries; Taking Opportunities to Prevail; Wesley Foundation; Winthrop Presbyterian Student Association;
  • 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 Ebonites
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Psi; American Choral Directors Association; American College of Healthcare Executives; American Marketing Association; Amnesty International Winthrop Group; Anthropos; Art History Association; Association for Computing Machinery; Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs; Association for Women in Communications; Best Buddies at Winthrop University; Circle K Club; Council for Exceptional Children; Delta Omicron International; Dinkin Students Union; French Club; Gaming Guild; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Ally League; German Club; Habitat for Humanity; Healthcare Management Association; Helping to Educate on Animal Rescue Today; History in the Making; Improv This, Fool!; Interior Design Organization; Lee Wicker Hall Council; Margaret Nance Hall Council; Model United Nations; Music Educators National Conference; National Allicance of Black School Educators; National Art Education Association; National Students of Speech, Hearing and Language Association; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; Palmetto State Teachers Association; Phelps Hall Council; Piedmont Otaku Council Japanese Animation Society; Pre-Law Society; Psychology Club; Resident Students’ Association; Richardson Hall Leadership Involvement Team; Roddey Apartment Association; Social Work Club; Society of Human Resource Management; Society of Professional Journalists; South Carolina Early Childhood Association; Sport Management Association; Student Alumni Council; Student Affiliates of the American Council Society; Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society; Student Dietetic Association; Student Environmental Council; Student South Carolina Education Association; Students Against Destructive Decisions; Students in Free Enterprise; Students Stand Up Against Violence; Swim Club; Symposium; Terpsichore; The Courtyard at Winthrop Hall Council; Thomson Hall Council; Union of Student Artists; VCOM Artists; Walking in Rhythm; Winthrop Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; Winthrop Equestrian Club; Winthrop Fencing Club; Winthrop Literary Society; Winthrop Rugby Football Club; Winthrop Tennis Club; Winthrop Ultimate Frisbee Club; Winthrop Women’s Lacrosse Club; Winthrop Women’s Soccer Club; Wofford Hall Council; Winthrop Unviersity Collegiate Council for the March of Dimes; Winthrop University Lacrosse Club; Winthrop’s Organization of Disabled Students; WU Crew;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Johnsonian (weekly); Roddey-McMillan Record (monthly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte, North Carolina (25), Columbia, South Carolina (75)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte, North Carolina (25)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Rock Hill, South Carolina (3)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 65% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 16 fraternities
  • 2 fraternity houses
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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