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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Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

$15,708 1,111 62.1% 52% 23%
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Welch College

Nashville, TN

$15,806 315 66.2% 63% 38%
#8 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Flagler College

St. Augustine, FL

$16,180 2,847 41.5% 74% 65%
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, GA

$16,800 806 50.9% 63% 38%
#51 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, NC

$17,300 3,714 49.8% 65% 44%
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Point University

West Point, GA

$17,400 1,483 56.2% 62% 38%
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, KY

$17,418 615 58.2% 61% 41%
#73 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. St. Augustine's University

Raleigh, NC

$17,890 1,442 47.1% 51% 36%
#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%
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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%
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St. Catharine College 1

St. Catharine, KY

$18,026 N/A 100.0% 4 55% 8 10% 6
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL

$18,230 3,327 60.4% 54% 32%
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
#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%
#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%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. South College 1

Knoxville, TN

$18,375 N/A N/A N/A 26% 6
#39 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

$18,500 1,706 64.3% 64% 43%
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of Mobile

Mobile, AL

$18,540 1,719 80.4% 74% 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
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

$18,750 478 41.5% 60% 55% 6
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Reinhardt University

Waleska, GA

$18,840 1,318 45.7% 65% 8 27%
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls, GA

$19,000 804 49.4% 68% 45%
#13 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

$19,400 3,117 35.1% 74% 38%
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

$19,440 871 20.5% 58% 46%
#19 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

$19,700 1,427 56.0% 65% 41%

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