Winthrop University: Office of Admissions - Application Timeline

Application Timeline

Fall Freshman Applicants:

  • Fall Priority Deadline - November 1
  • Spring Priority  Deadline - February 1
  • Regular Deadline - May 1*

Applications received after the posted deadlines will be evaluated if space is available.

Applications that become complete after February 1 will be reviewed monthly, and decisions will be released on a rolling basis.  This may take up to three weeks from the time all of your required materials have been received.  Check your Winthrop Admissions Portal to see if any required materials are outstanding.

* Applications received after this deadline will be evaluated if space is available.

As always, contact your personal admissions counselor if you need additional information.

Non-Freshman Applicants:

  • Spring 2021 Admission - December 1
  • Fall 2021 Admission -July 1

Decisions for non-freshman applicants (transfer, second undergraduate, non-degree, dual-enrollment, or readmit) will be released on a rolling basis after a complete review of your application file. This can take up to three weeks from the time all of your required materials have been received.  Check your Winthrop Admissions Portal to see if any required materials are outstanding.

Decisions will be mailed to your home address and can be viewed in your Winthrop Admissions Portal.

 

Scholarship Deadlines

Freshmen: February 1 for fall admission
Transfer: June 1 for fall admission 

Complete information on scholarships and financial aid can be viewed at /finaid/academic-scholarships.aspx

 

2020-2021 Admissions Calendar


 October 2020

  • October 1 – FAFSA Opens

November 2020

  • November 1 – Fall Priority Freshmen Application Deadline (decisions released December 1)
  • November 1 – FAFSA Priority Deadline
  • November 20 – Fall 2021 Transfer Application Opens

December 2020

  • December 1 – Freshmen Decisions Released
  • December 1 – Scholarship Deadline for Spring Applicants

January 2021

  •  January 11 - Classes Begin

February 2021

  • February 1 - Scholarship Deadline for Freshmen Applicants
  • February 1 - Spring Priority Application Deadline for Freshman (decisions released by Feb 15).
  • February 15 - Freshman Decisions Released

April 2021

  • Winthrop Day (Coming Soon)

 May 2021

  • May 1 - Enrollment Fee and Scholarship Acceptance deadline
  • Summer School (Session A)


 June 2021

  • June 1 - Scholarship Deadline for Transfer Applicants
  • Summer School (Sessions B & C)


 July 2021

  • Summer School (Session D)
  •  Housing assignments mailed

Last Updated: 10/20/20