Regional College South Rankings

Regional College South 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
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. High Point University

High Point, NC

$30,715 4,263 64.2% 78% 61%
#26 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Huntingdon College

Montgomery, AL

$23,500 1,118 60.5% 59% 46%
#74 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

in-state: $2,764, out-of-state: $10,201 17,806 N/A 61% 8 N/A
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100. John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

$22,734 2,440 66.4% 79% 68%
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Keiser University

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

$15,664 16,713 N/A 84% 8 60%
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, KY

$17,418 615 58.2% 61% 41%
#18 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, KY

$21,200 678 21.2% 59% 8 36%
#10 Overall Score: 85 out of 100. LaGrange College

LaGrange, GA

$25,600 902 49.1% 64% 43%
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Lander University 1

Greenwood, SC

in-state: $9,792, out-of-state: $18,552 N/A 42.3% 4 64% 8 40% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
LeMoyne-​Owen College

Memphis, TN

$10,538 1,078 23.4% 4 57% 8 8%
#70 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Lees-​McRae College

Banner Elk, NC

$24,150 837 67.5% 59% 8 35%
#15 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. Lenoir-​Rhyne University

Hickory, NC

$29,310 1,814 83.9% 67% 47%
#56 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

$22,080 937 54.7% 59% 39%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

$15,708 1,111 62.1% 52% 23%
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Louisiana College 1

Pineville, LA

$14,520 N/A 73.9% 4 62% 8 41% 6
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

$25,636 1,370 68.7% 57% 46%
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Martin Methodist College 1

Pulaski, TN

$22,172 N/A 94.6% 4 55% 8 49% 6
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100. Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

$30,642 1,947 62.1% 76% 59%
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Methodist University 1

Fayetteville, NC

$27,122 N/A 60.6% 4 65% 8 41% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Miami Dade College 1

Miami, FL

in-state: $3,366, out-of-state: $11,895 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Mid-​Atlantic Christian University 1

Elizabeth City, NC

$11,680 N/A 35.9% 4 62% 8 32% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Mid-​Continent University

Mayfield, KY

$13,350 2,264 87.1% 66% 36%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Middle Georgia State College 1

Macon, GA

N/A N/A 65.6% 4 65% 8 17% 8
#41 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Midway College 1

Midway, KY

$20,700 N/A 51.7% 4 77% 8 49% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Miles College 1

Birmingham, AL

$11,014 N/A N/A 54% 8 22% 6

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