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Winthrop University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Established in 1886, Winthrop University is a public, coeducational liberal arts university, situated in Rockhill, South Carolina, US. The university has five colleges and schools, offering a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. WU has a total enrollment of 6000 students and employs 286 full-time and 222 part-time faculty members. With the acceptance rate of 67%, Winthrop University is considered moderately selective.

  • The university invites application for Fall and Spring Sessions.
  • For international students, the application fee for UG programs is $60.
  • Average GPA score for admission in UG programs is 3.98.
  • For information and assistance with the application, students can send an e-mail to


Application PortalUG: Online/ Offline
PG: Online
Application FeeUSD 60
Acceptance Rate67%
Average SAT Score1087
Average ACT Score22
English Language ProficiencyRequired for International Students
Intake SessionsFall and Spring

Winthrop University Admission Deadlines

At Winthrop University, there separate deadlines for domestic and international students. Admission applications and supporting credentials for prospective international students must be received by:-

International Students

FallApril 15
SpringSeptember 15

Course-Specific Deadlines (Post Graduate Programs)

BiologyFall : April 15
Liberal ArtsFall : June 15
Spring : October 15
Arts AdministrationFall: February 15
School PsychologyFall : January 15

Winthrop University International Admissions

The admission process and requirements for international applicants are slightly different than that for domestic students. Given below are the important information for all the international candidates:-

Apply Online: Click Here to Apply

Application Fee: $60

Admission Requirements

  • Submission of official transcripts, mark sheets and examination certificates for all secondary/ post secondary education. Transcripts uploaded via the application portal cannot be accepted.
  • The applicants are requested to submit the transcripts in the native language as well as certified copies of English translations.
  • A clear photocopy of the identity page of the passport
  • Official documentation of English proficiency
  • SAT and ACT scores, not compulsory but highly recommended.
    • Minimum SAT (Evidenced Based Reading and Writing): 480

Students must submit all their documents:-

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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA

English Language Proficiency Requirements

TestsMinimum Scores
68 iBT
ELSLevel 112

Visa Process Requirements

International students must submit the necessary Financial documents in order to obtain the I-20 Visa. These documents must be submitted to the International Center.

Documents Required

  • Copy of a valid passport
  • A completed application form
  • An acceptance letter
  • Proof of payment for all required fees
  • A valid I-20
  • Submit all documents demonstrating the student’s ability to meet the financial requirements to study in the United States such as bank statements, loan approvals, scholarship letters, or financial support from a U.S. sponsor.

Winthrop University Undergraduate Admissions

Over 43 undergraduate programs are offered at Winthrop University, the most coveted courses are Arts, Architecture, Management, Sciences etc. Given below are the basic admission requirements for UG programs:-

Application Fee: $50 (Non Refundable)

Admission Requirements

  • Submission of all official transcripts.
  • SAT/ACT Scores.
    • Average SAT:- 1087
    • Average ACT:- 22
  • Average High School GPA of enrolled freshmen: 3.98
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essay or personal statement explaining factors (extenuating circumstances) that have affected performance in classes
  • Extracurricular activities, special talents, and/or community service

Winthrop University Graduate Admissions

Winthrop University offers 27 graduate programs, among which the most popular fields are Management, Liberal Arts, Science, Social Work and Education. The specific application requirements are unique for different courses and students are advised to visit the official website for their choice of study.

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CoursesAdmission Requirements
BiologyUndergraduate degree in biology, or it's equivalent, Official Transcripts, Two Letters of Recommendation, Essay, GRE Scores
Liberal ArtsOfficial Transcripts, Essay, Two letters of recommendation, Personal Interview
MBAOfficial Transcripts GRE/ GMAT Scores, Two Letters of Recommendation
Master of Fine ArtsOfficial Transcripts, Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3 on a scale of 4, statement of purpose, Resume, Three Letters of Recommendation, Portfolio

To get admission in Winthrop University, international applicants who are living outside the United States should complete the required standardized tests I.E SAT/ACT exams at least three months befire April 15 or September 15, as appropriate.

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