Winthrop University

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Winthrop University can be found in Rock Hill, SC, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 6,500 students are enrolled at Winthrop University.

Most of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 950 - 1160, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 - 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Winthrop University average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 69% with 26% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Winthrop University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Winthrop University was reported as 68.8% in Fall 2020 with over 6,100 applications submitted to Winthrop University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Winthrop University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Winthrop University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Winthrop University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 68.5%
  • 2017-2018: 73.4%
  • 2018-2019: 67.3%
  • 2019-2020: 68.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 64.3%

How Does Winthrop University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Winthrop University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Queens University of Charlotte65.2%
Belmont Abbey College80.7%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte84.9%
Johnson C Smith University47.0%
Wingate University88.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Winthrop University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 600
Math460 - 560
Total Score950 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 24
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