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 6,600 students are enrolled at Winthrop University.

Most of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 920 - 1140, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 19 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Winthrop University average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 72% with 35% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Winthrop University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Winthrop University was reported as 72.3% in Fall 2013 with over 4,290 college 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: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Winthrop University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.7%
  • 2010-2011: 65.3%
  • 2011-2012: 68.4%
  • 2012-2013: 70.7%
  • 2013-2014: 72.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.3%

How Does Winthrop University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Winthrop University is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Queens University of Charlotte76.9%
Belmont Abbey College67.6%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte59.6%
Johnson C Smith University36.7%
Wingate University79.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Winthrop University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 25
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