- Winthrop is one of 140 schools that the company recommends online at "2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region," a feature posted on its website.
- The Princeton Review compiles its list based on institutional data collected directly from the colleges, visits to schools, input from college counselors and the opinions of The Princeton Review’s staff.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Recognized in Princeton Review's Best in the Southeast" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 149.