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
#29 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, PA

in-state: $14,940, out-of-state: $21,180 5,671 87.6% 66% 52%
#25 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY

$20,700 2,900 73.6% 79% 52%
#27 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Nichols College

Dudley, MA

$32,370 1,413 73.9% 4 67% 8 50%
#41 Overall Score: 25 out of 100. Unity College 1

Unity, ME

$24,100 N/A 61.5% 4 71% 8 50% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Valley Forge Christian College 1

Phoenixville, PA

$18,367 N/A 72.2% 69% 8 50% 6
#32 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. Concordia College

Bronxville, NY

$28,130 867 72.4% 69% 48%
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. Dean College

Franklin, MA

$33,230 1,235 69.7% 69% 48%
#36 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology—​Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY

in-state: $7,229, out-of-state: $16,861 2,519 94.0% 75% 48%
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA

$24,778 1,465 52.0% 67% 47%
#23 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Cazenovia College

Cazenovia, NY

$29,410 991 73.5% 67% 46%
#46 Overall Score: 21 out of 100. Hilbert College 1

Hamburg, NY

$19,440 N/A 69.1% 4 68% 8 46% 6
#27 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Farmingdale State College—​SUNY

Farmingdale, NY

in-state: $7,125, out-of-state: $16,575 7,889 52.7% 81% 45%
#25 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Lasell College

Newton, MA

$30,000 1,980 70.0% 70% 44%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Newbury College 1

Brookline, MA

$28,950 N/A 62.1% 58% 8 44% 6
#21 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. SUNY Maritime College

Throggs Neck, NY

in-state: $7,109, out-of-state: $16,559 1,761 57.6% 77% 44%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Five Towns College

Dix Hills, NY

$20,170 899 40.9% N/A 43%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Daniel Webster College 1

Nashua, NH

$15,090 N/A 66.0% 4 63% 8 42% 6
#43 Overall Score: 24 out of 100. Keystone College

La Plume, PA

$21,200 1,683 70.2% 65% 42%
#37 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. Mount Ida College

Newton, MA

$29,377 1,389 67.9% 64% 42%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Peirce College

Philadelphia, PA

$17,040 2,261 N/A 100% 8 42%
#39 Overall Score: 26 out of 100. University of Maine—​Fort Kent

Fort Kent, ME

in-state: $7,575, out-of-state: $17,535 1,169 56.7% 66% 41%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Thomas College 1

Waterville, ME

$22,770 N/A 92.5% 4 60% 8 40% 6
#44 Overall Score: 23 out of 100. Paul Smith's College 1

Paul Smiths, NY

$25,454 N/A 74.0% 4 62% 8 38% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Fisher College

Boston, MA

$27,595 2,037 63.9% 66% 8 37%
#41 Overall Score: 25 out of 100. University of Maine—​Presque Isle

Presque Isle, ME

in-state: $7,436, out-of-state: $17,396 1,463 79.9% 65% 8 37%

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