Winthrop University


Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University SnackAbility

6.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
8/10
Diversity
8/10
The Town
5/10
Cost
6/10
Debt
3/10
Career Earnings
8/10
Job Prospects
8/10

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Winthrop University Info Snack

Winthrop University, often referred to as Winthrop or WU and formerly known as Winthrop College, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1886 by David Bancroft Johnson, who served as the superintendent of Columbia, South Carolina, schools. He received a $1,500 grant from Robert Charles Winthrop, a Boston philanthropist and chair of the Peabody Education Board in Massachusetts. The school was originally established in Columbia to educate young women to teach in the public schools.

Undergraduates
4,649
Admission Rate
67.1%
Median Debt
$20,000
Average Net Cost
$25,692
In-state Tuition
$14,456
Out-of-state Tuition
$27,704
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