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
#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%
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Bryan College

Dayton, TN

$21,150 N/A 52.0% 72% 49%
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Averett University

Danville, VA

$27,500 914 57.7% 57% 40%
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

$9,230 513 31.5% 76% 41%
#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%
#26 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Huntingdon College

Montgomery, AL

$23,500 1,118 60.5% 59% 46%
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

$18,750 478 41.5% 60% 55% 6
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of Mobile

Mobile, AL

$18,540 1,719 80.4% 74% 43%
#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%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

$19,800 617 50.0% 64% 49% 6
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Barton College

Wilson, NC

$24,180 1,122 44.2% 67% 47%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

$25,636 1,370 68.7% 57% 46%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. North Greenville University

Tigerville, SC

$14,772 2,428 60.5% 69% 54%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, TN

$19,790 3,318 45.5% 71% 8 48%

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