Winthrop Recognized as a ‘Best in the Southeast’ University by Princeton Review
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Winthrop Recognized as a ‘Best in the Southeast’ University by Princeton Review

September 03, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — Praised for its diverse student body and beautiful campus, Winthrop University is again considered among the "Best in the Southeast" by the Princeton Review.

Winthrop is one of 142 schools that the company recommends online at "2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region," a feature posted on its website.

Other notable mentions in Winthrop's profile were the university's cultural event requirement, Division I sports teams, professors' availability and the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center.

Winthrop President Dan Mahony said he is pleased that the Princeton Review has again noted what makes Winthrop unique and reflects the value of the Winthrop experience.

"It's gratifying to see the Princeton Review continuing to recognize the variety of attributes that make Winthrop a truly special place to earn a college degree. It’s also satisfying to read the student feedback and to know that they value the overall Winthrop experience. The university has built a well-earned reputation for being a student-centered institution that equips our graduates to succeed in their chosen fields and as informed citizens," said Mahony. 

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. Students rated their own schools and answered questions about themselves, their peers and campus life. Schools selected by the publication as "Best Colleges" are considered "academically outstanding and well worth consideration."

The schools in the "2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region" list also are rated in six categories - academics, admissions selectivity, financial aid, fire safety, quality of life and green adaptability. Criteria for each rating is available here.

For more information, contact the Office of University Communications and Marketing, at 803/323-2236.

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