Miscellaneous Fees and Expenses

The following is not a complete list of all possible fees. Please visit winthrop.edu/cashiers for a current list of fees.

Application Fee. A non-refundable $50 application fee must accompany each new application to the University. The application fee must be paid in United States currency. The application for admission and the application fee will be valid for one calendar year from the applicant's original entry date. Should the student not matriculate during that year, a new application and new application fee will be required.

Application for Readmission Fee. A non-refundable fee of $50 must accompany each application for readmission.

Change of Program Application Fee. A non-refundable fee of $25 must accompany each change of program application. This applies to students currently enrolled and in good academic standing who want to be considered for admission to a different graduate program. This does not refer to changes of concentrations within one degree program.

Continuous Enrollment Fees. Upon admission to a graduate program, students are required to maintain continuous enrollment at Winthrop University until the conclusion of his or her academic program. Continuous enrollment is maintained by registering for regular coursework or a zero credit-hour GSTC course. Fees for GSTC courses are as follows: GSTC 600 ($25); GSTC 601 ($100); GSTC 602 ($200); GSTC 603 ($300). 

Graduation Fee. A $50 graduation fee will be charged to your student account. You may submit your Application for Graduation before paying the graduation fee. 

Commencement Costs. All students participating in the commencement exercises must wear appropriate academic regalia, which is available through The Bookstore. The cost for a cap, gown and hood is approximately $104 for advanced degree candidates.

Laboratory Fees. For courses in which specialized equipment and consumable supplies are used, a laboratory fee is charged. Refer to the "Courses of Study" section of this catalog to determine specific courses and charges.

Parking Permit Fee. Motor vehicles operated or parked on Winthrop University property by students must be registered. Students can apply for a parking permit by registering online using a student Wingspan account or by registering at the Winthrop University Police Department, Good Building, 526 Myrtle Drive. When a vehicle is registered with the Winthrop University Police Department, the cost of the parking permit is automatically charged to your faculty, staff, or student university account. 

Textbooks and Materials Cost. The cost of textbooks and materials is not included in the regularly assessed fees and varies with the requirements of specific courses. Textbooks and materials are available on a cash basis from The Winthrop University bookstore.

Thesis Binding Fee. A binding fee of $32 (cost subject to change) per thesis copy must be paid to the Cashier's Office and the receipt submitted to Graduate Studies at the time the thesis is submitted.