Definition: Students will be classified as a transfer applicant if they enrolled in a college or university after graduating from high school.
The transfer process for international students is quick and easy! Many students elect to begin their studies at another college or university and transfer to Winthrop to earn an undergraduate degree. Winthrop University will process transfer applicants for the summer, fall or spring semesters.
Winthrop University works with rolling admissions so students can apply any time of the year!
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Please see our Financial Aid page for
details on the scholarship requirements and award amounts. International
students are considered "Out-of-State" students, so please scroll
down to the "Out-of-State Awards" section. Students
who apply for admission will be automatically evaluated for these scholarships
during the admission process.
Official documentation of English proficiency
(see specific English language requirements below);
The evaluation of transfer credit is conducted by the student services office of each academic area.
Upon acceptance, a copy of the college transcript(s) is forwarded to
the appropriate student services office as indicated by your choice of
degree program on the admissions application. Information on the
transfer of credit will be available to the student after an evaluation
has been completed.
Please consult Winthrop Universities undergraduate transfer credit policy for more information on transferring course credit to Winthrop University.
If you should have any further questions to the information displayed on this page please contact the Office of Admissions.
Transfer credit will not be considered if all prior institutions are not listed on this application. Winthrop University may request complete course descriptions or course syllabi for all courses you have taken to allow for a full evaluation for transfer of credit.
Transfer credit will not be considered if all prior institutions are not listed on this application. You must submit an official course-by-course credential evaluation to accompany official transcripts. The credential evaluation must be performed by World Education Services (www.wes.org) or by an agency that is a member of NACES (www.naces.org).
In order for Winthrop to process an application and consider it for full undergraduate
admissions, we require students to submit all of their original
and official transcripts. For the purposes of
admissions and transfer credit, an official document is a document that
has been sent directly to Winthrop University in a sealed envelope from
the institution you attended or from the examining body.
transcripts have to be sent to us directly by the issuing institution.
Please ask that all original documents be sent to the following address:
Winthrop UniversityOffice of Admissions, Joynes Hall701 Oakland AvenueRock Hill, SC 29733, USA
To receive the immigration document
required to obtain an F or J visa, all international students are
provide evidence of financial support for one academic year at Winthrop.
Proof of funding for a year at Winthrop is not an admissions
requirement but a requirement of the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security. International students are required to complete a Statement of
Financial Responsibility and Affidavit of Support verifying proof of
funding. This document must indicate sufficient funds
to support your education and living expenses while studying in the
United States and be accompanied by an official bank letter or original
bank statements. Immigration documents
cannot be issued without this documentation.