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
#13 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

$19,400 3,117 35.1% 74% 38%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Arkansas—​Fort Smith 1

Fort Smith, AR

in-state: $4,462, out-of-state: $9,880 N/A 55.9% 4 62% 8 24% 6
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. University of Arkansas—​Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, AR

in-state: $5,724, out-of-state: $11,124 2,828 32.8% 58% 28%
#19 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

$19,700 1,427 56.0% 65% 41%
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of Mobile

Mobile, AL

$18,540 1,719 80.4% 74% 43%
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. University of South Carolina—​Aiken

Aiken, SC

in-state: $9,308, out-of-state: $18,340 3,210 51.2% 70% 43%
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. University of South Carolina—​Beaufort

Bluffton, SC

in-state: $8,558, out-of-state: $17,956 1,828 73.0% 54% 23%
#29 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. University of South Carolina—​Upstate

Spartanburg, SC

in-state: $10,198, out-of-state: $20,226 5,561 64.2% 67% 38%
#6 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, AR

$24,350 576 91.0% 65% 48%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Victory University 1

Memphis, TN

$9,260 N/A 31.1% 4 55% 8 16% 6
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA

$14,930 1,750 88.3% 53% 30%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Voorhees College 1

Denmark, SC

$10,780 N/A 50.6% 4 49% 8 29% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Webber International University

Babson Park, FL

$23,180 723 68.9% 50% 32%
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Welch College

Nashville, TN

$15,806 315 66.2% 63% 38%
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

in-state: $5,530, out-of-state: $13,140 2,804 72.4% 70% 41%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. West Virginia University—​Parkersburg 1

Parkersburg, WV

in-state: $2,496, out-of-state: $8,856 N/A N/A 67% 8 21% 6
#14 Overall Score: 77 out of 100. West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV

$26,794 1,394 77.5% 69% 58%
#6 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

$27,830 1,563 62.8% 76% 60%
#51 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Williams Baptist College

Walnut Ridge, AR

$13,750 566 62.3% 65% 8 43%

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