- Winthrop is one of 135 institutions that Princeton Review recommends online at "2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted this week on the company’s website.
- Winthrop is described as “a public university, which is reflected in its diverse student body, but it has a private university feel in terms of the small size of classes, the caliber of the faculty, and the beauty of the campus.”
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Selected as a Best in the Southeast by Princeton Review" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 121.