Winthrop University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Rock Hill, SC, Winthrop University is one of the best universities in the state of South Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Winthrop University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Winthrop University.

701 Oakland Avenue Rock Hill, SC 29733
Phone: (803) 323-2191
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Rankings: Winthrop University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 26
Score: 57
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 22
Average freshman retention rate: 72.2%
6-year graduation rate: 59.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 72
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 40.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 81.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 42
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 960-1170
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 17%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 46%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 68.3%
Financial resources rank: 42
Alumni giving rank: 30
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 12.2%

Winthrop University History

Essential Facts: Winthrop University

  • Winthrop University is a comprehensive public university that was recently ranked among the best public universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report.
  • It has enrollment of about 6,000 students. The majority of Winthrop’s students are from South Carolina, with out-of-state and foreign students accounting for 13% of undergraduate enrollment.
  • Winthrop has developed into a full university, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through five colleges and schools. It has enrollment of about 6,000 students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 42%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 8%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 65%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station