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.

Tuition and fees:
$30,715 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,070
Setting:
suburban
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100.

High Point University

High Point, NC

A private institution, High Point University was founded in 1924. High Point University offers a Greek system, where 45 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 17 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$22,734 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,004
Setting:
rural
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100.

John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

John Brown University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,004, with a gender distribution of 44 percent male students and 56 percent female students. At this school, 74 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 26 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$30,642 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,665
Setting:
city
#2 Overall Score: 95 out of 100.

Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

Founded in 1891, Meredith College is a private institution. Meredith College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,311 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,529
Setting:
suburban
#4 Overall Score: 92 out of 100.

Asbury University

Wilmore, KY

Asbury University is a private institution that was founded in 1890. The school has 63.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Asbury University is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$28,580 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,040
Setting:
suburban
#5 Overall Score: 90 out of 100.

Florida Southern College was established in 1883 as a private institution. Florida Southern College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
576
Setting:
rural
#6 Overall Score: 87 out of 100.

University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, AR

A private institution, University of the Ozarks was founded in 1834.

Tuition and fees:
$27,830 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,173
Setting:
suburban
#6 Overall Score: 87 out of 100.

Wheeling Jesuit University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,173, with a gender distribution of 41.6 percent male students and 58.4 percent female students. At this school, 84 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 16 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$16,180 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,847
Setting:
suburban
#8 Overall Score: 86 out of 100.

Flagler College

St. Augustine, FL

Founded in 1968, Flagler College is a private institution. Flagler College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$27,915 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
957
Setting:
suburban
#8 Overall Score: 86 out of 100.

Milligan College

Milligan College, TN

Milligan College is a private institution that was founded in 1866. The school has 70.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Milligan College is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$25,600 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
834
Setting:
city
#10 Overall Score: 85 out of 100.

LaGrange College

LaGrange, GA

LaGrange College was established in 1831 as a private institution. LaGrange College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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