Winthrop University is located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, about 25 kilometers south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Winthrop’s campus is on the U.S. National Registry of Historic Places and offers a college-town setting with its tree-lined campus and traditional buildings. Winthrop thrives as a community of learners who engage in their educational pursuits in spacious academic facilities, enhanced with the most up-to-date technology, and in research laboratories and performance venues suitably equipped for rising professionals. The campus' computing infrastructure provides a state-of-the-art learning environment; including high-speed Internet access from all campus buildings and residence hall rooms, and wireless internet access at most locations.
Rock Hill is located between the Appalachian Mountains (2 hour drive) and the Atlantic Ocean (2.5 hour drive) and between Washington, District of Columbia and Atlanta, Georgia. Rock Hill is close enough to Charlotte to provide the benefits of a big city, including extensive shopping and eating options, entertainment, museums and professional sporting teams and events.
At Winthrop, students enjoy four distinct seasons and a moderate climate. The coldest month is January and the hottest month is July. Temperatures in January range from highs of 50.8 F (10.5C) to 31.8 F (0C). In July, temperatures range from 89.2 F (38.8C) to 69.0F (20.5C).
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By AutomobileRock Hill, which is located within York County is conveniently located on I-77, a major north/south interstate highway.
By BusThere is a Greyhound bus stop in located in Charlotte, NC, which is approximately 24.46 miles and and an estimated 30 minutes from Winthrop.
By TrainRail travel is available through Amtrak in Charlotte, NC, which is approximately 25.8 miles (41.4 kilometers) and 37 minutes from Winthrop.
By PlaneThe Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, which is located in Charlotte, North Carolina is the closest major airport to Rock Hill. It is 23.6 miles (37.9 kilometers) and approximately 35 minutes north of the Winthrop Campus.
There are hundreds of daily flights departing the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport among them are direct flights to the following international destinations: Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Guatemala, Jamaica and Mexico.