Discover What You Love at Winthrop University

Enrollment at Winthrop University means you'll be joining our Eagle community of immensely talented, driven and creative individuals who are following their passions and making their mark on the world. Our comprehensive academic experience means that you will be on a path for success in whatever field you choose to pursue, supported by our world-class faculty and inclusive community of fellow learners. That's why we've been ranked 5th in Best Public Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report

Applying to Winthrop University

Ready to become an Eagle? Our admissions team at Winthrop is here to help you get started with the application process, no matter where your path to college is beginning. 

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Undergraduate Students

Beginning your college journey is one of the most exciting times of your life! It's a time to try new things, build new relationships and set your dreams in motion. If you will be attending college for the first time and coming to Winthrop as a new freshman after graduating high school, start here. Our undergraduate admissions team is here to help you navigate the entire process from the first time we chat with you through your first day of classes.

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Graduate Students

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? An advanced degree can deepen your expertise in your field or help you transition to a new career path. If you are a professional or degree-holder seeking a master's or specialist's degree, either on campus or online, learn more about the 40+ programs offered at Winthrop. Our Graduate Studies admissions team is here to help find the right program for you that meets your career goals and fits into your schedule.

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Adult Learners

Our Bachelor in Professional Studies program (BPS) is specifically designed for adult learners (age 25+) who have completed some college credits and are seeking to complete a bachelor's degree. The BPS program's concentrations - Organizational Operations and Health Services - offer a unique curriculum with the goal of preparing students with the highly sought-after skills of today's job market. 

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Transfer Students

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Transfer Students

Start here if you are an undergraduate student transferring to Winthrop from another college or university. 

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International Students

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International Students

Start here if you are a student coming to Winthrop from outside of the United States.

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Military & Veterans

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Military & Veterans

Start here if you are a student currently or formerly serving in the military.

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Non-Degree Seeking

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Non-Degree Seeking

Start here if you are a student seeking to take some courses but not looking to complete a full degree.

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Dual Enrollment

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Dual Enrollment

Start here if you are a current high school junior or senior seeking to earn some college credit while still in high school. 

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Readmission

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Readmission

Start here if you are a student who previously attended Winthrop and want to return after some time away.

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Academics

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Academics

At Winthrop, you will engage in a unique academic experience that focuses on critical thinking, leadership, experiential learning and personalized support that will set you up for success no matter where life takes you. Learn more about Winthrop's committment to academic excellence led by our world-class faculty mentors. 

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Visit Campus

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Visit Campus

One of the best ways to learn about Winthrop is to pay us a visit - we would love to meet you! Make the trip to our historic Rock Hill, S.C. campus for a tour or event, or bring Winthrop to you with our virtual tour or an online meeting or info session.

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Be Supported from Start to Finish

Making sure all of our students have the support, access and care they need is one of our top priorities. From day one, you'll have a network of support—knowing that you have our entire Winthrop team in your corner, cheering you on to success.


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Tuition & Aid

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Tuition & Aid

While we are always striving to keep tuition as low as possible, we also offer numerous financial aid opportunities to help make your education as affordable as possible. 

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Resources & Support

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Resources & Support

We want nothing more than to see our students succeed, and we have numerous options to help you along the way! From academic support to health and wellness resources, you'll always have our team behind you.

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Meet Admissions Team

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Meet Admissions Team

Our admissions team's first priority is to make your path to Winthrop as smooth as possible, guiding you each step of the way. We can't wait to meet you!

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