Winthrop University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,306
0.499% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,115
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.78%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
68.8%
6,101 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,865
78% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
55.9%
638 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 (186 degrees awarded), General Psychology (68 degrees), and Social Work (58 degrees).

In 2019, 1,346 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Winthrop University. 73.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (862 degrees), 2.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $15,306, which is $−6,720 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $15,306, which is $−6,720 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,115.

In 2019, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,306
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Winthrop University was $15,306. The cost of tuition at Winthrop University is $−6,720 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$19,115
2019 Value
6.77%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Winthrop University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,115. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Winthrop University grew by 6.77%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,464
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Winthrop University was of $8,464 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.63% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Winthrop University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 81% 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.
8.78%
2017 Default Rate
136
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Winthrop University was 8.78%, which represents 136 out of the 1549 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 6,101 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 17.6% annual growth. Out of those 6,101 applicants, 4,196 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.8% acceptance rate.

There were 5,865 students enrolled at Winthrop University in 2019, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Winthrop University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
4,196
Accepted Out of 6,101

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Winthrop University was 68.8% (4,196 admissions from 6,101 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 17.6%, while admissions grew by 20.2%.

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SAT Scores

59%
Submission Percentage
633
Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at Winthrop University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Winthrop University has a total enrollment of 5,865 students. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 4,574 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,291. This means that 78% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.2% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 5.64% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.341% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.119% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Winthrop University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.2%) and White Male (17.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.5%) and White Male (8.88%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Winthrop University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,865 students. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 4,574 and the part-time enrollment is 1,291. This means that 78% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 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 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    3,413
  2. Black or African American
    1,697
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    331

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University is 58.2% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 5.64% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.341% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.119% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 6 students (0.102%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 626 more women than men received degrees from Winthrop University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Winthrop University is white (862 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Winthrop University is General Business Administration & Management (186 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (68 degrees) and Social Work (58 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 (98 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (109 degrees), and History (34 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 (1,577,016 people), Secondary school teachers (583,025 people), Education administrators (310,886 people), Special education teachers (218,222 people), and Other managers (209,161 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (109 degrees), History (34 degrees), Education (267 degrees), and English (47 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (109 degrees), History (34 degrees), Education (267 degrees), and English (47 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 (3,026,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (435,961 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (228,581 people), Legal services (158,180 people), and Individual & family services (156,983 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (109 degrees), History (34 degrees), Education (267 degrees), and English (47 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Winthrop University.
Most Common
  1. 186 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Winthrop University was General Business Administration & Management with 186 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

360
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
986
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 360 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University, which is 0.365 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (986).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.856 times less than the 125 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 125 degrees were awarded to women at Winthrop University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.17 times more than the 107 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 38% of students graduating from Winthrop University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Winthrop University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.313% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    862 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    342 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Winthrop University is white (862 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 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
    627 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    257 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Winthrop University is white female (627 degrees awarded). There were 2.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (257 degrees).

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Operations

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at nearly $59M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.5M (2.54%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Winthrop University had a total salary expenditure of $134M. Winthrop University employs 97 Assistant professors, 76 Professors, and 75 Associate professors. Most academics at Winthrop University are Female Assistant professors (60), Male Professors(43), and Female Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 130 employees, Service, with 99 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 97 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$59M
2019 Endowment
6.25%
growth from 2018

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at about $59M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Winthrop University grew 6.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.5M 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. $2.85M - Federal
  2. $28.1M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Winthrop University received $2.85M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $28.1M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$53.1M
2019 Salaries
0.351%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Winthrop University paid a median of $53.1M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($134M) and a 0.351% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.13% growth from 2017 and a 1.49% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.2M
Instructional Salaries
288
Number of Employees

In 2019, Winthrop University paid a total of $20.2M to 288 employees working as instructors, which represents 38% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
97 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
130 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Winthrop University were Assistant professor with 97 employees; Professor with 76 employees; and Professor with 75 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 130 employees; Service with 99 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 97 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Winthrop University was Female Assistant professor with 60 employees, Male Professor with 43 employees, and Female Associate professor with 38 employees.

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

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