Winthrop University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,306
2022 Average Net Price
$17,008
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
69.8%
5,099 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,712
74.2% Full-Time

About

Winthrop University is a higher education institution located in York County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Winthrop University were General Business Administration & Management (154 degrees awarded), General Psychology (68 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (66 degrees).

In 2022, 1,256 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Winthrop University. 74.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (715 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (380 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $15,306, which is $−8,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Winthrop University is $15,306, which is $−8,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,008.

In 2022, 86% of undergraduate students attending Winthrop University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,306
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Winthrop University was $15,306. The cost of tuition at Winthrop University is $−8,690 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,008
2022 Value
0.538%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Winthrop University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,008. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Winthrop University grew by 0.538%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,655
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Winthrop University was of $9,655 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.84% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Winthrop University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.18% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Winthrop University received 5,099 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.65% annual growth. Out of those 5,099 applicants, 3,557 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,712 students enrolled at Winthrop University in 2022. 36% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Winthrop University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,557
Accepted Out of 5,099

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Winthrop University was 69.8% (3,557 admissions from 5,099 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.65%, while admissions declined by −0.28%..

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SAT Scores

36%
Submission Percentage (2022)
255
Scores Submitted (2022)

36% of enrolled first-time students at Winthrop University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Winthrop University had a total enrollment of 4,712 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 3,497 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,215. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.3% White, 31.4% Black or African American, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.92% Two or More Races, 1.76% Asian, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0849% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Winthrop University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (22%) and White Male (17.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.1%) and White Male (15.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Winthrop University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,712 students. The full-time enrollment at Winthrop University is 3,497 and the part-time enrollment is 1,215. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at Winthrop University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 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 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Winthrop University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,513 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,480 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    330 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Winthrop University is 53.3% White, 31.4% Black or African American, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.92% Two or More Races, 1.76% Asian, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0849% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 1 students (0.0212%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 622 more women than men received degrees from Winthrop University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Winthrop University is white (715 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (380 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Winthrop University is General Business Administration & Management (154 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (68 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (66 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Public Administration and Social Service (160 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees).

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 (1,662,154 people), Secondary school teachers (499,601 people), Education administrators (289,903 people), Other managers (200,548 people), and Special education teachers (198,462 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (160 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), and Education (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Public Administration and Social Service (160 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), and Education (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2,975,573 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (379,378 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (259,617 people), Individual & family services (173,330 people), and Outpatient care centers (147,424 people).

The most specialized majors at Winthrop University are Public Administration and Social Service (160 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), and Education (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 154 degrees awarded
  2. 68 degrees awarded
  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Winthrop University was General Business Administration & Management with 154 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

317
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
939
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 317 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University, which is 0.338 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (939).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.742 times less than the 120 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Winthrop University in Social Work, which is 9.67 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 46% of students graduating from Winthrop University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Winthrop University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.153% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    715 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    380 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Winthrop University is white (715 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (380 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    515 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    302 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    200 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Winthrop University is white female (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (302 degrees).

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Operations

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at nearly $70.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−2.11%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Winthrop University had a total salary expenditure of 141M. Winthrop University employs 85 Professors, 71 Associate professors and 60 Assistant professors. Most academics at Winthrop University are Male Professor (46), Male Associate professor (40), and Female Professor (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 101 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, and Management with 69 employees.

Endowment

$70.3M
2022 Endowment
6.86%
decline from 2021

Winthrop University has an endowment valued at about $70.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Winthrop University declined 6.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$50.3M
2022 Salaries
0.336%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Winthrop University paid a median of $50.3M in salaries, which represents 35.7% of their overall expenditure ($141M) and a 0.336% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.8M
Instructional Salaries
252
Number of Employees

In 2022, Winthrop University paid a total of $18.8M to 252 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
101 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Winthrop University were Professor with 85 employees, Associate professor with 71 employees, and Assistant professor with 60 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winthrop University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 101 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees, and Management with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Winthrop University was Male Professor with 46 employees, Male Associate professor with 40 employees, and Female Professor with 39 employees.

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