Winthrop University
#3163 Overall Influence#1174 Desirability Rank

Winthrop University

Public university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States

Winthrop University is a public university in Rock Hill, South Carolina. 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

5,190

Acceptance

67%

Graduation Rate

58%

Median SAT Score

1055

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$15,230

Fees (in-state)

$500

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$39,800

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

5K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

701 Oakland Ave, Rock Hill SC 29733

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

35 per 100k

Violent Crime

6 per 100k

What is Winthrop University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1543 World Rank #721 USA Rank
Political Science
#1937 World Rank #808 USA Rank
Biology
#2302 World Rank #823 USA Rank
Literature
#1883 World Rank #852 USA Rank
Education
#2554 World Rank #912 USA Rank
Philosophy
#2974 World Rank #971 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1954 World Rank #1097 USA Rank
History
#2569 World Rank #1338 USA Rank
Business
#2842 World Rank #1435 USA Rank
Communications
#7650 World Rank #2700 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#1395 World Rank #1002 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1839 World Rank #898 USA Rank
Law
#1887 World Rank #883 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#4922 World Rank #2339 USA Rank
Nursing
#6031 World Rank #1581 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Winthrop University's Most influential alumni?

Winthrop University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Law. Winthrop University’s most academically influential people include Andie MacDowell, Mary Gaulden Jagger, and Steven Dillingham.

Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell

American actress and model

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Mary Gaulden Jagger

American geneticist

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Steven Dillingham
Steven Dillingham

American government official

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Lois Rhame West

First Lady of South Carolina

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Terence Roberts

American politician

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Leigh Chapman

American actress

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Marco Reda

Soccer player

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Shanola Hampton
Shanola Hampton

American actress

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Muhiyidin Moye

Activist

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Frances Lander Spain

American librarian

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Cathy Smith Bowers
Cathy Smith Bowers

American poet

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Anne King Gregorie

South Carolina historian and professor of history

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