- The article notes Winthrop's "lower-than-average tuition, room and board for out-of-state students," along with the "beautiful campus in close proximity to Charlotte, N.C."
- The colleges reflect diversity in locale, size, student population, scholarship opportunities and study emphasis.
Winthrop University, "WiseChoice Research Picks Winthrop as a Best Value School" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 150.