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
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Welch College

Nashville, TN

$15,806 315 66.2% 63% 38%
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

$18,750 478 41.5% 60% 55% 6
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

$9,230 513 31.5% 76% 41%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Florida College

Temple Terrace, FL

$13,820 532 72.7% N/A 8% 6
#51 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Williams Baptist College

Walnut Ridge, AR

$13,750 566 62.3% 65% 8 43%
#6 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, AR

$24,350 576 91.0% 65% 48%
#40 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, KY

$10,620 608 10.2% 58% 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
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, KY

$17,418 615 58.2% 61% 41%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

$19,800 617 50.0% 64% 49% 6
#72 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR

$9,500 666 96.2% 70% 8 31%
#18 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, KY

$21,200 678 21.2% 59% 8 36%
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%
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls, GA

$19,000 804 49.4% 68% 45%
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, GA

$16,800 806 50.9% 63% 38%
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA

$22,390 828 53.2% 58% 30%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Central Baptist College

Conway, AR

$13,350 832 75.3% 59% 32%
#70 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Lees-​McRae College

Banner Elk, NC

$24,150 837 67.5% 59% 8 35%
#74 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Paine College

Augusta, GA

$12,502 837 57.4% 58% 22%
#46 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Alderson Broaddus University

Philippi, WV

$22,740 870 40.6% 67% 42%
#36 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

$19,440 871 20.5% 58% 46%
#10 Overall Score: 85 out of 100. LaGrange College

LaGrange, GA

$25,600 902 49.1% 64% 43%
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Averett University

Danville, VA

$27,500 914 57.7% 57% 40%
#56 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

$22,080 937 54.7% 59% 39%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Newberry College

Newberry, SC

$23,800 1,042 61.2% 64% 40%

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