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Why Winthrop

See our graduate school profile (pdf - 415 kb) for facts, accreditations and other information.
Prospective international students can also download our International Viewbook (pdf).

Graduate School Mission Statement

Graduate education at Winthrop University provides advanced study in a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields while meeting the growing demands of local, regional, national, and global communities. Through quality teaching, scholarship, and service, Winthrop faculty deliver nationally accredited graduate level education in a wide range of disciplines. Our national caliber programs are intellectually rigorous and incorporate current concepts and practices. Graduate education at Winthrop helps students realize their intellectual and personal potentials and enables them to advance in their fields, enter careers which require education beyond the baccalaureate level, and continue on to doctoral and professional programs.
Approved by Graduate Faculty Assembly 11/09

National Caliber Excellence. 

Our academic programs are measured by national standards of quality.  Faculty are Fulbright Scholars, recognized artists and community leaders.  Study and learn through the state-of-the-art technology and research alongside faculty.

Service Oriented Programs

Move beyond the classroom and learn in the community through internships, practica and business and service-learning partnerships.  Develop cooperative and collaborative skills that will empower you to achieve in the 21st century workplace.  Do discipline specific research that applies to your professional development all in a student centered approach.

Recreation and Culture

Maintain a healthy lifestyle at state-of-art West Wellness Center.  Cheer on 17 Division I sports teams at the 325 acre Recreational and Research Complex surrounding Winthrop Lake which includes a wetland, the sports Coliseum, athletic fields and an 18-hole disc golf course.  Enjoy faculty-directed plays and a variety of dance, musical and theatre performances, as well as our three art galleries. Also available are many dining options on or around Winthrop.

Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (toll free)
803/323-2292 (Fax)

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