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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$4,428 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,285 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,760
Setting:
rural
#21 Overall Score: 66 out of 100.

Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, NC

A public institution, Elizabeth City State University was founded in 1891. Elizabeth City State University offers a Greek system, where 1 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 1 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$21,150 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,572
Setting:
rural
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100.

Bryan College

Dayton, TN

Bryan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,572, with a gender distribution of 48.1 percent male students and 51.9 percent female students. At this school, 82 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 18 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$27,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
892
Setting:
suburban
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100.

Averett University

Danville, VA

Founded in 1859, Averett University is a private institution. Averett University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$9,230 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
502
Setting:
rural
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100.

Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

Blue Mountain College is a private institution that was founded in 1873. The school has 67.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Blue Mountain College is 13:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,308 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,340 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,123
Setting:
suburban
#23 Overall Score: 64 out of 100.

University of South Carolina--Aiken was established in 1961 as a public institution. University of South Carolina--Aiken follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,118
Setting:
city
#26 Overall Score: 63 out of 100.

Huntingdon College

Montgomery, AL

A private institution, Huntingdon College was founded in 1854. Huntingdon College offers a Greek system, where 31 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 22 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$18,750 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
436
Setting:
city
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100.

Ohio Valley University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 436, with a gender distribution of 53.7 percent male students and 46.3 percent female students. At this school, 46 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 54 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$18,540 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,552
Setting:
suburban
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100.

Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is a private institution. University of Mobile follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,198 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,226 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,427
Setting:
city
#29 Overall Score: 61 out of 100.

University of South Carolina--Upstate is a public institution that was founded in 1967. The school has 60.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of South Carolina--Upstate is 16:1.

Tuition and fees:
$19,800 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
553
Setting:
city
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Aquinas College

Nashville, TN

Aquinas College was established in 1961 as a private institution. Aquinas College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,180 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,110
Setting:
city
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Barton College

Wilson, NC

A private institution, Barton College was founded in 1902. Barton College offers a Greek system, where 11 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 5 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$25,636 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,351
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

Mars Hill University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,351, with a gender distribution of 51.3 percent male students and 48.7 percent female students. At this school, 64 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 36 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$14,772 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,215
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Founded in 1892, North Greenville University is a private institution. North Greenville University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,790 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,895
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

Southern Adventist University is a private institution that was founded in 1892. The school has 56.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Southern Adventist University is 14:1.

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