In pursuit of its goal of national-caliber education, Winthrop demonstrates the characteristics which make it distinctive among universities:
- a carefully selected student body of high academic achievement and cultural diversity
- a challenging and comprehensive curriculum of the arts, sciences, and professions
- a residential educational experience emphasizing personal identity and close relationships
- a highly qualified faculty dedicated to teaching and public service
As a comprehensive learning institution, Winthrop offers an educational environment for its entire campus community – students, faculty, and staff alike.