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:
$29,100 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,065
Setting:
suburban
#11 Overall Score: 84 out of 100.

Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, GA

Covenant College was established in 1955 as a private institution. Covenant College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,652 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,646
Setting:
rural
#12 Overall Score: 81 out of 100.

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

A private institution, Carson-Newman University was founded in 1851.

Tuition and fees:
$19,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,606
Setting:
rural
#13 Overall Score: 78 out of 100.

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,606, with a gender distribution of 43.3 percent male students and 56.7 percent female students. At this school, 73 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 27 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$26,794 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,315
Setting:
rural
#14 Overall Score: 77 out of 100.

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private institution. West Virginia Wesleyan College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$29,310 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,544
Setting:
city
#15 Overall Score: 76 out of 100.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a private institution that was founded in 1891. The school has 66.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Lenoir-Rhyne University is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$24,576 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,155
Setting:
rural
#16 Overall Score: 75 out of 100.

Coker College

Hartsville, SC

Coker College was established in 1908 as a private institution. Coker College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$26,820 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,279
Setting:
suburban
#17 Overall Score: 74 out of 100.

Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

A private institution, Catawba College was founded in 1851.

Tuition and fees:
$21,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
678
Setting:
city
#18 Overall Score: 72 out of 100.

Kentucky Wesleyan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 678, with a gender distribution of 50.9 percent male students and 49.1 percent female students. At this school, 45 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$19,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,026
Setting:
city
#19 Overall Score: 69 out of 100.

University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

Founded in 1888, University of Charleston is a private institution. University of Charleston follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,840 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,630
Setting:
city
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100.

Anderson University

Anderson, SC

Anderson University is a private institution that was founded in 1911. The school has 47.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Anderson University is 19:1.

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