Why Winthrop?

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Our academic programs are measured by national standards of quality. Winthrop University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Our faculty members have distinguished themselves as Fulbright Scholars, recognized artists, publishers, and community leaders; and above all, they are interested in our students as individuals.

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Winthrop University is located in Rock Hill, SC, just twenty minutes south of Charlotte, NC and an hour from Columbia, SC.

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Professional Development.

Students move beyond the classroom through internships, real-world projects, and may receive travel support for conferences and research.

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Affordable public school tuition. We offer in-state tuition for SC and certain NC counties.

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Tuition Assistance.

Take advantage of scholarships, graduate assistantships, and federal financial aid.

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Graduate Accreditation


Recent Achievements, Rankings and Recognitions

Winthrop University offers high-quality educational programs that are also recognized for providing superior value. Winthrop’s recent rankings include: