Regional College North Rankings

Regional College North Methodology

These colleges focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. Regional Colleges include Messiah College, High Point University, Taylor University and the California Maritime Academy.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

U.S. News rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#2 Overall Score: 98 out of 100. United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, CT

$0 967 15.9% 89% 84%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Cooper Union

New York, NY

$41,400 939 7.0% 94% 82%
#5 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Messiah College

Mechanicsburg, PA

$30,470 3,017 64.2% 86% 76%
#4 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

$38,200 1,911 69.6% 85% 74%
#3 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY

$1,500 1,012 12.4% 83% 8 74%
#6 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA

$35,700 1,984 65.8% 85% 72%
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, MA

$30,132 1,576 80.5% N/A 68%
#14 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Champlain College

Burlington, VT

$31,350 3,233 73.9% 76% 66%
#10 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

$35,085 2,657 77.0% 81% 64%
#12 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

$27,950 4,155 60.9% 67% 64%
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Geneva College

Beaver Falls, PA

$25,220 1,856 72.3% 77% 62%
#7 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Maine Maritime Academy

Castine, ME

in-state: $16,490, out-of-state: $22,770 984 66.0% 80% 62%
#15 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

$33,000 1,567 61.2% 74% 61%
#7 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA

in-state: $7,519, out-of-state: $23,097 1,415 77.3% 87% 61%
#20 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Colby-​Sawyer College 1

New London, NH

$35,810 N/A 82.9% 4 72% 8 60% 6
#44 Overall Score: 23 out of 100. Morrisville State College

Morrisville, NY

in-state: $8,277, out-of-state: $17,527 3,095 66.0% 57% 59%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Maine—​Farmington

Farmington, ME

in-state: $9,167, out-of-state: $18,255 2,179 87.5% 73% 59% 6
#22 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Delaware Valley College

Doylestown, PA

$32,890 2,205 74.4% 74% 58%
#9 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Elmira College

Elmira, NY

$38,150 1,533 88.9% 73% 57%
#12 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Seton Hill University

Greensburg, PA

$30,300 2,084 66.2% 75% 8 57%
#29 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. SUNY College of Technology—​Delhi

Delhi, NY

in-state: $7,200, out-of-state: $16,650 3,151 57.3% 68% 57%
#24 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Flushing, NY

$20,410 1,812 85.5% 83% 57%
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. SUNY College of Technology—​Alfred

Alfred, NY

in-state: $7,284, out-of-state: $16,734 3,527 54.9% 78% 8 55% 6
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. Vermont Technical College

Randolph Center, VT

in-state: $11,788, out-of-state: $21,892 1,645 62.8% 71% 55%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Central Penn College 1

Summerdale, PA

$15,705 N/A 42.3% 4 52% 8 54% 6

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