Military Students

Winthrop University values our student veterans and the valuable contributions and perspectives they make to our classrooms. We offer a variety of dedicated services to support the success of our student veterans which is illustrated by our rank of #6 Best College for Veterans for 2022 by U.S. News & World Report among Southern Regional Universities.

Support Services for Military & Veteran Students

Winthrop University offers a variety of resources for our student veterans, including:

  • Student Veteran Lounge: Located in the garden-level of Bancroft Hall and accessible by ID card only
  • Student Veterans of Winthrop University organization
  • Purple Heart Parking
  • Review of Joint Service Transcripts and Community College of Air Force Transcripts

Winthrop also offers military and veteran students support throughout their Winthrop career through our Office of Diversity and Student Engagement office. Find out more information here.

    VA Educational Benefits

    Winthrop University honors educational benefits offered to eligible veterans and their dependents through the federal Veterans Administration (VA). These benefits help approved students pay for college.

    The Yellow Ribbon Program

    Winthrop University is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions of higher learning and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contribute tuition and fee expenses that exceed the established thresholds under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. For more information about the Yellow Ribbon Program, click here.

    Make the transition into a successful civilian career with an online graduate degree from Winthrop University. If you would like more information on one of our online graduate programs, contact a program manager toll-free at 833/ 257-1704 or request more information today!