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
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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, GA

in-state: $3,279, out-of-state: $9,413 3,233 33.3% 62% 8 N/A
#46 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Alderson Broaddus University

Philippi, WV

$22,740 870 40.6% 67% 42%
#40 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, KY

$10,620 608 10.2% 58% 37%
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Anderson University

Anderson, SC

$22,840 2,922 71.7% 73% 48%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

$19,800 617 50.0% 64% 49% 6
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Arkansas Baptist College 1

Little Rock, AR

$7,800 N/A 90.0% 4 43% 8 3% 6
#4 Overall Score: 92 out of 100. Asbury University

Wilmore, KY

$25,311 1,765 63.3% 81% 76%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Athens State University

Athens, AL

in-state: $5,340, out-of-state: $9,930 3,415 N/A N/A N/A
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Averett University

Danville, VA

$27,500 914 57.7% 57% 40%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Barton College

Wilson, NC

$24,180 1,122 44.2% 67% 47%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Bauder College 1

Atlanta, GA

$13,500 N/A N/A 33% 8 33% 6
#39 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

$18,500 1,706 64.3% 64% 43%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Benedict College

Columbia, SC

$18,254 2,921 84.3% N/A 29% 6
#41 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Bethune-​Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL

$14,410 3,543 70.2% 68% 43%
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

$9,230 513 31.5% 76% 41%
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA

$22,390 828 53.2% 58% 30%
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Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

in-state: $5,564, out-of-state: $10,536 1,935 46.8% 58% 26%
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

$19,440 871 20.5% 58% 46%
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Brewton-​Parker College 1

Mount Vernon, GA

$12,670 N/A 94.5% 4 45% 8 23% 6
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Bryan College

Dayton, TN

$21,150 N/A 52.0% 72% 49%
#12 Overall Score: 81 out of 100. Carson-​Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

$22,652 1,967 65.6% 66% 8 55%
#17 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

$26,820 1,293 44.9% 70% 8 51%
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Central Baptist College

Conway, AR

$13,350 832 75.3% 59% 32%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Chipola College

Marianna, FL

in-state: $3,120, out-of-state: $8,950 2,281 N/A N/A N/A
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Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

$22,510 1,316 57.9% 44% 24%
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

in-state: $6,078, out-of-state: $18,280 7,140 39.4% 66% 28%
#16 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Coker College

Hartsville, SC

$24,576 1,163 57.8% 72% 56%
#47 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Concord University

Athens, WV

in-state: $6,002, out-of-state: $13,332 2,888 49.1% 63% 37%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Concordia College

Selma, AL

$8,190 611 32.6% 39% 8 8% 6
#11 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, GA

$29,100 1,135 57.0% 81% 61%
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Dalton State College 1

Dalton, GA

in-state: $3,732, out-of-state: $11,440 N/A 43.4% 65% 8 17% 6
#44 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Davis and Elkins College 1

Elkins, WV

$23,820 N/A 53.0% 4 59% 8 54% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL

in-state: $3,134, out-of-state: $12,421 15,647 100.0% 77% 8 N/A
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. ECPI University 1

Virginia Beach, VA

$13,980 N/A 75.7% 4 51% 8 38% 8
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Edison State College 1

Fort Myers, FL

in-state: $2,728, out-of-state: $9,544 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Edward Waters College 1

Jacksonville, FL

$11,358 N/A N/A N/A 15% 6
#21 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, NC

in-state: $4,428, out-of-state: $15,285 2,878 45.6% 77% 43%
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, GA

$16,800 806 50.9% 63% 38%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Everglades University 1

Boca Raton, FL

$14,800 N/A 100.0% 4 70% 8 63% 6
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL

$18,230 3,327 60.4% 54% 32%
#44 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

$28,585 1,510 92.4% 55% 33%
#8 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Flagler College

St. Augustine, FL

$16,180 2,847 41.5% 74% 65%
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Florida College

Temple Terrace, FL

$13,820 532 72.7% N/A 8% 6
#5 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

$28,580 2,238 55.7% 77% 55%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Florida State College—​Jacksonville 1

Jacksonville, FL

in-state: $2,790, out-of-state: $9,903 N/A N/A N/A N/A
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Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

in-state: $6,080, out-of-state: $17,984 3,568 35.6% 64% 31%
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA

in-state: $5,406, out-of-state: $14,864 9,397 90.7% 71% 8 N/A
#71 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

in-state: $6,384, out-of-state: $14,400 1,898 84.1% 62% 30%
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Gordon State College 1

Barnesville, GA

in-state: $3,073, out-of-state: $9,207 N/A 47.1% 4 N/A N/A
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Greensboro College 1

Greensboro, NC

$25,600 N/A 51.3% 4 64% 8 43% 6

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