About Winthrop University

Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university offering bachelor's, master's and specialist degrees through both on-campus and online programs. Our historic and scenic campus is located in Rock Hill, SC, just 20 minutes south of Charlotte, NC. 

SC-Winthrop MapNationally recognized for dedication to excellence in higher education, Winthrop's mission ensures an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement. Winthrop's rich history and legacy of national caliber academics, championship athletics, and student-centered achievements create a campus community that is known for its diversity, excellence, and family atmosphere.


Winthrop at a Glance


Institution Type
Public, Comprehensive, Co-ed

701 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA

803/323-2211  |  800/578-6545 (toll-free)

Degree Levels
Bachelor's, Master's, Specialist 

Dr. Edward A. Serna

School Colors
Garnet and Gold

Athletic Team
Winthrop Eagles (NCAA Div. I)  

Big Stuff

Alma Mater
"Winthrop Ever Stand"


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Winthrop By the Numbers


We are a family.

At Winthrop, you aren't just a number.  Our size allows us to offer an exceptional educational experience within a environment where your peers and faculty and staff know you personally and support you in your time here and beyond.