December 2018

Mass communication major and Rock Hill resident Oriana Gilmore started attending college two years ago, and this is her first academic year where she had to take out federal loans. Winthrop relies on in-state students more than other South Carolina colleges and universities for tuition funds. Photo by Zuri Anderson / The RMR.

Why is my tuition so high?

Winthrop’s high tuition rates illustrate the embattled and struggling political condition of South Carolina postsecondary and higher education Oriana Gilmore, a mass communication major and Rock Hill resident, has been in college for two years…