Higher Learning In Rock Hill

Winthrop University

There are three colleges located within Rock Hill, SC. The most prominent institution of higher learning in Rock Hill is Winthrop University, founded in 1886 as a women’s college. Today Winthrop it is a thriving, public, co-ed four-year liberal arts college with an annual enrollment of over 7,000 students.

York Technical College

York Technical College opened in Rock Hill in 1964. This two-year community college offers associate degrees and provides continuing education for approximately 9,000 area residents annually and is growing each year.

Clinton Junior College

Clinton Junior College is a historically black, two-year institution founded by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in 1894. It is now a community college for the city of Rock Hill and York County, SC.