- The undergraduate application
can be completed online at https://apply.winthrop.edu/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx.
- All applicants should create an
online admissions portal account.
- When creating your account,
check the box for “Check if address is outside of U.S. or Canada.”
- After the portal account has
been created, you can select and complete the application form.
- You can monitor the status of
your application by logging into your portal account at https://apply.winthrop.edu/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx.
- You are encouraged to review your account as supplemental items can be
added as needed.
- For information and assistance
with your application, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Undergraduate Admissions Policy
Please note: To help expedite consideration of your application for admission,
please submit all the required documentation listed below at your earliest
opportunity. Unfortunately, applications
cannot be considered for admission until Winthrop University’s Office of
Admissions has received ALL required
- Undergraduate applicants (beginning freshmen and
transfers) must submit official transcripts, mark sheets and examination
certificates in their native language for all secondary and/or
postsecondary coursework, along with certified, literal (exact) English
translations for documents not originally issued in English. All official
documents must be sent directly from the issuing institution, examining
body, evaluation service or translation service to Winthrop University’s
Office of Undergraduate Admission. Transcripts uploaded via the application portal cannot be accepted.
- All undergraduate
applicants (beginning freshmen and transfers) must submit secondary and
college or university credentials from non-U.S. institutions to a foreign
credential evaluation agency for a course-by-course evaluation with grade
point average calculation. Winthrop recommends a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org). The credential evaluation
report must be sent directly from the evaluation service to Winthrop
University’s Office of Admissions and include the cumulative GPA.
- Official and original results of any standardized
tests, such as SAT and ACT examinations (please note that SAT and ACT examinations
are not required for international students but are highly recommended for
potential scholarship eligibility). Standardized test scores must be sent
directly from the testing agency to Winthrop University’s Office of
- Official documentation of English proficiency (see
specific English language requirements below).
- A non-refundable application fee of U.S. $60 must
accompany the application.
- A clear photocopy of identity page of passport (to
ensure correct spelling of applicant’s name and verification of
birthdate). A clear, legible copy of this document can be uploaded via the application portal.
English Language Requirements
University requires proficiency in spoken and written English. This helps
ensure that students who speak English as a second language are able to
participate fully in the classroom and be successful members of the Winthrop
community. Official score
reports for proof of English proficiency must be sent directly from the testing
agency to Winthrop University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
University requires one of the following scores to prove English language
- A TOEFL score of at least 520 paper-based or 68
- A band score of 6.0 on IELTS with no sub score
lower than 5.
- Successful completion of level 112 of the
Intensive English for Academic Purposes Program from an ELS English Language Center. Please note that
Winthrop must receive an official Academic Report and copy of the ELS Certificate
directly from ELS.
- SAT Evidenced Based Reading and Writing score of 480 or higher for freshmen applicants only.
- Graduation from a high school where English is
the primary language of instruction.
- Successful completion of two semesters at an
accredited US institution as a full-time student, and completion of two
semesters of English composition with a grade of C- or higher (online English
composition courses are not accepted).
If you have any questions concerning the application requirements or admission policy please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Thank you.