Winthrop University: Graduate School - Why Winthrop?
Contact Information
Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (tollfree)
803/323-2292 (fax)

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Why Winthrop?


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Our academic programs are measured by national standards of quality. Winthrop University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


Our faculty members have distinguished themselves as Fulbright Scholars, recognized artists, publishers, and community leaders; and above all, they are interested in our students as individuals. 

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Winthrop University is located in Rock Hill, SC, just twenty minutes south of Charlotte, NC and an hour from Columbia, SC. 

Professional Development.

Students move beyond the classroom through internships, real-world projects, and may receive travel support for conferences and research.
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Affordable public school tuition. We offer in-state tuition for SC and certain NC counties.

Tuition Assistance.

Take advantage of scholarships, graduate assistantships, and federal financial aid.


Recent Achievements, Rankings and Recognitions

Winthrop University offers high-quality educational programs that are also recognized for providing superior value. Winthrop’s recent rankings include:

  • #8 Southern Public University – U.S. News & World Report
  • #17 Best College for Veterans – U.S. News & World Report
  • #86 Best Bang for the Buck College – Washington Monthly
  • #74 for its contribution to the public good – Washington Monthly
  • Among the Best Southeast Colleges – The Princeton Review
  • A Best Value College – Money magazine
  • Among the top five South Carolina colleges for return on investment – Affordable Colleges Online
  • A Princeton Review “Green College”


Last Updated: 3/27/20