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.

Tuition and fees:
$41,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
880
Setting:
urban
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100.

Cooper Union

New York, NY

Founded in 1859, Cooper Union is a private institution. Cooper Union follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
967
Setting:
suburban
#2 Overall Score: 98 out of 100.

United States Coast Guard Academy is a public institution that was founded in 1931. The school has 71.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at United States Coast Guard Academy is 8:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$1,500 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$1,500 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
987
Setting:
suburban
#3 Overall Score: 83 out of 100.

United States Merchant Marine Academy was established in 1943 as a public institution. United States Merchant Marine Academy follows a trimester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$38,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,885
Setting:
suburban
#4 Overall Score: 71 out of 100.

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

A private institution, Elizabethtown College was founded in 1899.

Tuition and fees:
$30,470 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,798
Setting:
suburban
#5 Overall Score: 70 out of 100.

Messiah College

Mechanicsburg, PA

Messiah College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,798, with a gender distribution of 39.3 percent male students and 60.7 percent female students. At this school, 87 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 13 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$35,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,744
Setting:
rural
#6 Overall Score: 65 out of 100.

Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA

Founded in 1866, Lebanon Valley College is a private institution. Lebanon Valley College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$16,490 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$22,770 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
970
Setting:
rural
#7 Overall Score: 61 out of 100.

Maine Maritime Academy is a public institution that was founded in 1941. The school has 52.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Maine Maritime Academy is 11:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,519 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$23,097 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,312
Setting:
suburban
#7 Overall Score: 61 out of 100.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy was established in 1891 as a public institution. Massachusetts Maritime Academy follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$38,150 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,386
Setting:
city
#9 Overall Score: 58 out of 100.

Elmira College

Elmira, NY

A private institution, Elmira College was founded in 1855.

Tuition and fees:
$35,085 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,429
Setting:
suburban
#10 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Merrimack College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,429, with a gender distribution of 51.7 percent male students and 48.3 percent female students. At this school, 71 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 29 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$46,713 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
353
Setting:
rural
#11 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, MA

Founded in 1964, Bard College at Simon's Rock is a private institution. Bard College at Simon's Rock follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$30,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,673
Setting:
suburban
#12 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Seton Hill University

Greensburg, PA

Seton Hill University is a private institution that was founded in 1883. The school has 60.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Seton Hill University is 14:1.

Tuition and fees:
$27,950 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,003
Setting:
urban
#12 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Wentworth Institute of Technology was established in 1904 as a private institution. Wentworth Institute of Technology follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$31,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,793
Setting:
city
#14 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

A private institution, Champlain College was founded in 1878.

Tuition and fees:
$33,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,359
Setting:
suburban
#15 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

Cedar Crest College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,359, with a gender distribution of 5.6 percent male students and 94.4 percent female students. At this school, 23 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 77 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$29,370 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
621
Setting:
city
#16 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a private institution. Wilson College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$30,132 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,268
Setting:
urban
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

College of Our Lady of the Elms is a private institution. The school has 67.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at College of Our Lady of the Elms is 11:1.

Tuition and fees:
$25,220 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,552
Setting:
suburban
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Geneva College

Beaver Falls, PA

Geneva College was established in 1848 as a private institution. Geneva College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,284 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,734 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,527
Setting:
rural
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

A public institution, SUNY College of Technology--Alfred was founded in 1908. SUNY College of Technology--Alfred offers a Greek system, where 2 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 2 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$35,810 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#20 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH

Founded in 1837, Colby-Sawyer College is a private institution. Colby-Sawyer College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,109 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,559 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,614
Setting:
urban
#21 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

SUNY Maritime College

Throggs Neck, NY

SUNY Maritime College is a public institution that was founded in 1874. The school has 35.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at SUNY Maritime College is 14:1.

Tuition and fees:
$32,890 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,945
Setting:
suburban
#22 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Delaware Valley College

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley College was established in 1896 as a private institution. Delaware Valley College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$29,410 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
991
Setting:
rural
#23 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Cazenovia College

Cazenovia, NY

A private institution, Cazenovia College was founded in 1824.

Tuition and fees:
$20,410 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,799
Setting:
urban
#24 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,799, with a gender distribution of 87 percent male students and 13 percent female students. At this school, 10 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 90 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$30,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,655
Setting:
suburban
#25 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Lasell College

Newton, MA

Lasell College is a small private school less than 10 miles from Boston. About 80 percent of students live on campus.

Tuition and fees:
$20,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,834
Setting:
urban
#25 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY

St. Francis College is a private institution that was founded in 1884. The school has 37.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at St. Francis College is 18:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,125 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,575 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,889
Setting:
suburban
#27 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Farmingdale State College--SUNY was established in 1912 as a public institution. Farmingdale State College--SUNY follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$32,370 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,202
Setting:
suburban
#27 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Nichols College

Dudley, MA

A private institution, Nichols College was founded in 1815.

In-state tuition and fees:
$14,940 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$21,180 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,671
Setting:
city
#29 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Pennsylvania College of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,671, with a gender distribution of 62.4 percent male students and 37.6 percent female students. At this school, 30 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,200 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,650 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,151
Setting:
rural
#29 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Founded in 1913, SUNY College of Technology--Delhi is a public institution. SUNY College of Technology--Delhi follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$26,012 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,081
Setting:
rural
#29 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Thiel College

Greenville, PA

Thiel College is a private institution that was founded in 1866. The school has 63.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Thiel College is 14:1.

Tuition and fees:
$28,130 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
830
Setting:
suburban
#32 Overall Score: 32 out of 100.

Concordia College

Bronxville, NY

Concordia College was established in 1881 as a private institution. Concordia College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$33,230 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,235
Setting:
suburban
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100.

Dean College

Franklin, MA

A private institution, Dean College was founded in 1865.

Tuition and fees:
$24,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,345
Setting:
suburban
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100.

La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA

La Roche College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,345, with a gender distribution of 42.2 percent male students and 57.8 percent female students. At this school, 47 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 53 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,788 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$21,892 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,645
Setting:
rural
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100.

Vermont Technical College

Randolph Center, VT

Founded in 1866, Vermont Technical College is a public institution. Vermont Technical College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,229 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,861 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,519
Setting:
rural
#36 Overall Score: 29 out of 100.

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology--Cobleskill is a public institution that was founded in 1911. The school has 20.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology--Cobleskill is 19:1.

Tuition and fees:
$29,377 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,368
Setting:
suburban
#37 Overall Score: 28 out of 100.

Mount Ida College

Newton, MA

Mount Ida College was established in 1899 as a private institution. Mount Ida College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,540 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,587
Setting:
city
#38 Overall Score: 27 out of 100.

Wesley College

Dover, DE

Wesley College is located in Dover, Del., where students can shop, explore historical buildings, and enjoy the seafood cuisine of the nearby Atlantic Ocean. Academically, Wesley students can choose from more nearly 40 programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree levels.

Tuition and fees:
$20,268 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,706
Setting:
rural
#39 Overall Score: 26 out of 100.

Mount Aloysius College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,706, with a gender distribution of 28.1 percent male students and 71.9 percent female students. At this school, 33 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,575 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,535 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,169
Setting:
rural
#39 Overall Score: 26 out of 100.

Founded in 1878, University of Maine--Fort Kent is a public institution. University of Maine--Fort Kent follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,100 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#41 Overall Score: 25 out of 100.

Unity College

Unity, ME

Unity College is a private institution that was founded in 1965.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,436 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,396 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,463
Setting:
rural
#41 Overall Score: 25 out of 100.

University of Maine--Presque Isle was established in 1903 as a public institution. University of Maine--Presque Isle follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$21,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,670
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 24 out of 100.

Keystone College

La Plume, PA

A private institution, Keystone College was founded in 1868.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,277 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,527 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,095
Setting:
rural
#44 Overall Score: 23 out of 100.

Morrisville State College

Morrisville, NY

Morrisville State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,095, with a gender distribution of 52.4 percent male students and 47.6 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$25,454 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
#44 Overall Score: 23 out of 100.

Paul Smith's College

Paul Smiths, NY

Founded in 1946, Paul Smith's College is a private institution. Paul Smith's College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,440 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#46 Overall Score: 21 out of 100.

Hilbert College

Hamburg, NY

Hilbert College is a private institution that was founded in 1957.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,069 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,639 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
16,207
Setting:
urban
#47 Overall Score: 20 out of 100.

CUNY--New York City College of Technology was established in 1946 as a public institution. CUNY--New York City College of Technology follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,882 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Bay State College

Boston, MA

Bay State College was founded as a proprietary institution.

Tuition and fees:
$31,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,826
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Becker College

Worcester, MA

Becker College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,826, with a gender distribution of 42.1 percent male students and 57.9 percent female students. At this school, 39 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 61 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,732 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,942 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
6,540
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1969, CUNY--Medgar Evers College is a public institution. CUNY--Medgar Evers College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

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