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Winthrop UniversityWinthrop University is a public university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. It was established as the Winthrop Training School in 1886. It gained university status in 1992. The university was ranked the 8th best Public University in the Southeast by US News and World Report (2006 edition). It offers more than 35 undergraduate and over 20 graduate degrees through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Business
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • The College of Arts and Sciences
  • The Richard W. Riley College of Education

The Student Enrolment of Winthrop University is diverse and ethnic. It includes students from over 40 U. S. states and more than 40 countries. The university is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and participates on the Division 1 level. Winthrop's sports teams are known as the Eagles.

Profile of Winthrop UniversityWinthrop University is found in Rock Hill, SC. Rock Hill is a small city. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Master's certificate at Winthrop University.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in music, art studies, drama and performing arts, and education and teaching.

Winthrop University Selectivity

Admission to Winthrop University is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 470. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 480 and 570.

Faculty
Winthrop University has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 6, 382 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at Winthrop University. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Winthrop University values student athletics, and belongs to the Big South Conference.

Winthrop University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching303family/home economics teaching, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, early childhood education, school Counselling, special ed, educational administration, middle school teaching, . . .
Business and Management286business management, electronic commerce
Liberal Arts160sociology, English, political science, history, foreign language and literature, economics, liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, . . .
Therapy and Counselling107psychology, communication disorders, school psychology
Art Studies80art studies, arts management
Media73mass communication, public relations
Science71biology, chemistry
Drama and Performing Arts36drama, dance
Family and Social Work30social work, human nutrition
Music27music, conducting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24sports and fitness management
Religion and Philosophy12philosophy and religious studies
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, computer support
Fine Arts9art history and criticism
Mathematics5mathematics
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies, environmental science
Medicine4gerontology
Design1design and visual communication
Contact: Winthrop UniversityWinthrop University



119 Tillman Hall

Rock Hill, SC 29733

General Phone: (803) 323-2211

http://www.winthrop.edu

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