Winthrop University is located in Rock Hill, SC, just twenty minutes south of Charlotte, NC and an hour from Columbia, SC. This ideal location provides a beautiful campus in a small town, with easy access to larger cities.  Winthrop's campus is on the U.S. National Registry of Historic Places and offers a college-town setting with its tree-lined campus and traditional buildings. Our location also makes us part of the Charlotte Regional Partnership, an economic development organization made up of sixteen counties in N.C. and S.C. Permanent residents of the twelve N.C. counties in the partnership are eligible for in-state tuition! 

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Rock Hill: www.onlyinoldtown.com

York County, SC: www.visityorkcounty.com

Charlotte, NC: www.charlottesgotalot.com

Columbia, SC: http://www.columbiacvb.com

Transportation to and from Winthrop

By Automobile
Rock Hill, which is located within York County is conveniently located on I-77, a major north/south interstate highway.

By Bus
There is a Greyhound bus stop in Rock Hill 4.3 miles from the Winthrop campus. Winthrop is 11 minutes south of the bus stop on Cherry Road.

By Train
Rail travel is available through Amtrak in Charlotte, NC, which is approximately 25.8 miles and 37 minutes from Winthrop.

By Plane
The Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, which is located in Charlotte, North Carolina is the closest major airport to Rock Hill. It is 23.6 miles and approximately 35 minutes north of the Winthrop Campus.

Directions to Graduate Studies at Winthrop

View these detailed driving directions to get to campus. Once you arrive on campus, visit our office in 211 Tillman Hall, the main administration building. There is plenty of visitor parking in front and behind Tillman Hall. View and print a campus map to see exactly where to find us. A handicap accessibility map is also available.  We look forward to your visit, and hope that you stay!