Winthrop University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,510

2.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,702

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.89%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.5%

4,940 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,109

81.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.2%

558 Graduates

About

Winthrop University is a higher education institution located in York County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Winthrop University were General Business Administration & Management (189 degrees awarded), General Psychology (95 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (64 degrees).

In 2016, 1,324 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Winthrop University. 69.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (839 degrees), 2.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (315 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $14,510, which is $-5,650 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $14,510, which is $-5,650 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,702.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,510

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Winthrop University was $14,510. The cost of tuition at Winthrop University is $-5,650 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$16,702

2016 Value

8.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Winthrop University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,702. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Winthrop University grew by 8.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,980

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Winthrop University was of $7,980 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.43% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Winthrop University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.56% with respect to 2015, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.89%

2015 Default Rate

62

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Winthrop University was 3.89%, which represents 62 out of the 1593 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Winthrop University received 4,940 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.31% annual growth. Out of those 4,940 applicants, 3,384 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,109 students enrolled at Winthrop University in 2016, and 40% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Winthrop University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,384

Accepted Out of 4,940

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Winthrop University was 68.5% (3,384 admissions from 4,940 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 67.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.31%, while admissions grew by 3.42%.

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SAT Scores

40%

Submission Percentage

432

Scores Submitted

40% of enrolled first-time students at Winthrop University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Winthrop University has a total enrollment of 6,109 students. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 5,005 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,104. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60% White, 28.1% Black or African American, 4.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.344% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Winthrop University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.7%) and White Male (18.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (18%) and White Male (15.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Winthrop University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,109 students. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 5,005 and the part-time enrollment is 1,104. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Winthrop University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Winthrop University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,664

  2. Black or African American

    1,716

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    283

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University is 60% White, 28.1% Black or African American, 4.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.344% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 506 more women than men received degrees from Winthrop University. The majority of degree recipients at Winthrop University are white (839 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (315 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Winthrop University is General Business Administration & Management (189 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (95 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (64 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Winthrop University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (53 degrees), and History (31 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,965,456 people), Secondary school teachers (330,713 people), Education administrators (280,465 people), Social workers (226,881 people), and Miscellaneous managers (171,807 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (53 degrees), History (31 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), and Education (249 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (53 degrees), History (31 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), and Education (249 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,932,181 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,500 people), Hospitals (242,883 people), Individual & family services (161,552 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (121,675 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (53 degrees), History (31 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), and Education (249 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 189 degrees awarded

  2. 95 degrees awarded

  3. 64 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Winthrop University was General Business Administration & Management with 189 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 409

  2. 915

In 2016, 409 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University, which is 0.447 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (915).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.764 times less than the 148 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 148 degrees were awarded to women at Winthrop University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 113 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 34% of students graduating from Winthrop University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Winthrop University is Male and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.3% of graduates (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    839 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    315 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Winthrop University is white (839 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (315 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    566 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    273 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    237 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Winthrop University is white female (566 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (273 degrees).

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Operations

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at nearly $41.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $177k (0.424%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Winthrop University had a total expenditure of $120M. Of that $120M, they spent $57.3M on salaries and $120M on benefits.

Winthrop University employs 89 Professors, 82 Assistant professors, and 80 Associate professors. Most academics at Winthrop University are Male Professors (53), Female Assistant professors(53), and Female Associate professors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 134 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 116 employees, and Service with 91 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41.7M

2015 Endowment

2.74%

decline from 2014

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at about $41.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Winthrop University declined 2.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $8.01M - Federal

  2. $16.2M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Winthrop University received $8.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.2M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$57.3M

Salary Expenditure

$120M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Winthrop University had a total expenditure of $120M. Of that $120M, they spent $57.3M on salaries and $120M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$57.3M

2015 Salaries

0.696%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Winthrop University paid a median of $57.3M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($120M) and a 0.696% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.647% growth from 2013 and a 6.04% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.4M

Instructional Salaries

281

Number of Employees

In 2015, Winthrop University paid a total of $19.4M to 281 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

89 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

134 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Winthrop University were Professor with 89 employees; Assistant professor with 82 employees; and Assistant professor with 80 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 134 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees; and Service with 91 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Winthrop University was Male Professor with 53 employees, Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, and Female Associate professor with 47 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Winthrop University.

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