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 2020 Admissions - December 1
  • Fall 2020 Admissions - 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


2019 - 2020 Admissions Calendar


 August 2019

  • August 16-25 - Welcome Week

September 2019

  • September 10 - Transfer Tuesday
  • September 14 - Saturday Visit
  • September 21 - Open House

October 2019

  • October 19 - Saturday Visit
  • October 26 - Open House

November 2019

  • November 1 - Fall Priority Application Deadline for Freshman (decisions released by Dec 1)
  • November 1 - FAFSA Priority Deadline
  • November 8 - 1st Look Friday
  • November 12 - Transfer Tuesday
  • November 16 - Saturday Visit

December 2019

  • December 1 - Freshman Decisions Released
  • December 7 - Saturday Visit
  • December 24 - January 1 - Holiday Break, Offices Closed

January 2020

  • Transfer Tuesday - Coming Soon

February 2020

  • 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

March 2020


April 2020

  • Winthrop Day (Coming Soon)

 May 2020

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


 June 2020

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


 July 2020

  • Summer School (Session D)
  •  Housing assignments mailed

 

Last Updated: 10/7/19