- Winthrop is one of 142 schools that the company recommends online at "2020 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 as a ‘Best in the Southeast’ University by Princeton Review" (2019). Winthrop News 2019. 42.