- The current recruiting season has seen applications for the fall 2019 freshman class—which numbered 5,341 as of January 1—eclipse the previous mark of 5,328 from fall 2006.
- The largest increases have been in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville/Spartanburg, and Rock Hill/York County. Numbers are are up slightly out of state.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Breaks University Record for the Number of Students Applying for Freshman Admission" (2019). Winthrop News 2019. 122.