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Fast Facts about Winthrop University

Winthrop University is a comprehensive teaching university committed to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and public service. It is a medium-sized, residential institution with national-caliber academic programs and strong community spirit.

  • Location: Rock Hill, SC
  • Founded: 1886
  • Status: Public, coeducational
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  • Calendar Year: Semester
  • School Colors: Garnet and Gold
  • Team Name: Winthrop Eagles
  • Mascot Name: Big Stuff
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  • Conference: Big South, NCAA Div. 1
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
  • Average Size of Undergraduate Lecture Courses: 24
  • Female: 67% Male: 33%
  • Total Enrollment: 6,170
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,029
  • Graduate Enrollment: 1,141
  • Freshman population: 1,143
  • Undergraduate students come from: 34 states and 37 countries
  • Degree Programs: Winthrop awards a total of 42 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees with more than 100 programs of study offered through concentrations and options.

Most information is based on fall 2012 data.

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