Start Your Undergraduate Journey Here

At Winthrop, we're a family. Here, you’ll be part of a close-knit, diverse, and welcoming campus community—one that celebrates, challenges and supports one another. Winthrop has a strong tradition of national caliber academics. When you aren't in the classroom, you’ll dive into activities—clubs, sports, performing arts, research, study abroad—and never look back. Through it all, you’ll take learning to a new level and prepare for life after graduation. Beyond the edges of campus, you'll find plenty to do in our booming city of Rock Hill, SC, as well as 20 minutes up the road in the bustling city of Charlotte, NC.

Our undergraduate admissions team is here to help you every step of the way on your journey to Winthrop—we look forward to meeting you!

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What You Need to Apply

Applying to Winthrop is easy—and it all starts with letting us know who you are! After you review our admissions requirements, head on over to our admission portal and create an account. Your personal admissions counselor can answer any questions, give you additional information, and help guide you through the application and undergraduate enrollment process.

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Application Deadlines

Freshman Applicants
Fall Priority Deadline: November 1
Spring Priority Deadline: February 1
Regular Deadline: May 1

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Decision Notifications

Decisions are released based on when you submit your application. You'll receive your decision notification via the Winthrop Admissions Portal or by mail to your home address.

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Submit Deposit

Reserve your spot at Winthrop as an incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer student by submitting your enrollment deposit.

How to Submit

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Explore Tuition & Aid

Our goal is to provide you with a world-class education at an affordable price. While we strive to keep our tuition as low as we can, we also offer a number of financial aid and assistance options to help our students and families.

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Meet Our Admissions Team

One of the biggest resources you'll have during the admissions process? Our team! Our undergrad admissions counselors and staff can help you navigate the process from start to finish, while sharing with you all of the exciting things about Winthrop. Many of them are Winthrop alumni, so they know from experience how much you'll love being an Eagle!

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Get to Know Winthrop

There is so much to discover about Winthrop, from your experience in the classroom and beyond!

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Whatever your academic goals may be, Winthrop can help you get there with 46 undergraduate majors to choose from, all led by and mentored by our accomplished faculty. 

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Student Life

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Student Life

There's a whole world at Winthrop outside of the classroom—one that's engaging, vibrant and focused on you—the student!

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Diversity & Engagement

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Diversity & Engagement

Our campus has a strong commitment to being a community where students of all backgrounds can not just feel welcomed, but celebrated and supported for who they are throughout their college experience. 

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