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Winthrop University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$25,053 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,605 tuition
$8,948 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$38,538 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,090 tuition
$8,948 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,381 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,671 avg)
90% get state aid ($4,785 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($5,381 avg)
69% get loans ($7,613 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.92% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.68% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,568 98%
Federal Grant Aid $4,671 46%
Pell Grants $4,481 44%
Other Federal Grants $1,465 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,381 54%
State Grant Aid $4,785 90%
Student Loans $7,613 69%
Federal Loans $5,919 71%
Other Loans $8,770 10%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y Y Y
$2,600 Y Y N N
$500 - $11,000 Y N N N
award details Y Y Y
$2,500 Y N N N
$1,000 Y N N N
$5,000 Y N N N
$1,500 Y N N N
$11,950 Y Y Y R
$5,000 - $15,000 Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: January 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: once awards are made via online portal
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: must accept awards via online portal
Does Winthrop University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Winthrop University Admissions
Joynes Hall, 29733
(803) 323-2191


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • trey from columbia, sc
  • I am a current student here

    i love winthrop but as one of the most expensive public colleges in the state, i expect a bit more. winthrop aims to give students a unique experience and the rock hill area is slowly growing, but the baseline for housing and meal plans compared to how much you pay just don't add up.

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  • 4
  • anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    You definitely get what you pay for, but it really only comes down to what you make of it. It can be very exciting (there is much to do, learn, and people to meet), or it can be a horrible experience. The important thing is that it is your choice.

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  • 5
  • Jennifer
  • I am a current student here

    Winthrop is understanding that we are already paying thousands for college, so in return they make a lot of things for free, or you can charge it onto your student account which is pretty amazing. You can definitely tell where your money is going to in class and out of class.

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