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
#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%
#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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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

in-state: $5,564, out-of-state: $10,536 1,935 46.8% 58% 26%
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100. Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

$30,642 1,947 62.1% 76% 59%
#12 Overall Score: 81 out of 100. Carson-​Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

$22,652 1,967 65.6% 66% 8 55%
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Oakwood University

Huntsville, AL

$15,412 2,019 34.4% 71% 8 38% 8
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Shaw University

Raleigh, NC

$14,141 2,183 54.5% 52% 8 26%
#5 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

$28,580 2,238 55.7% 77% 55%
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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%
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
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. North Greenville University

Tigerville, SC

$14,772 2,428 60.5% 69% 54%
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100. John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

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

Lakeland, FL

$19,986 2,703 49.0% 65% 40%
#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%
#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%
#8 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Flagler College

St. Augustine, FL

$16,180 2,847 41.5% 74% 65%
#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%
#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. Benedict College

Columbia, SC

$18,254 2,921 84.3% N/A 29% 6
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Anderson University

Anderson, SC

$22,840 2,922 71.7% 73% 48%
#13 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

$19,400 3,117 35.1% 74% 38%
#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%
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, GA

in-state: $3,279, out-of-state: $9,413 3,233 33.3% 62% 8 N/A
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, TN

$19,790 3,318 45.5% 71% 8 48%
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL

$18,230 3,327 60.4% 54% 32%

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