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:
$17,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,714
Setting:
rural
#51 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, NC

Mount Olive College was established in 1951 as a private institution. Mount Olive College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$13,750 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
566
Setting:
rural
#51 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Williams Baptist College

Walnut Ridge, AR

A private institution, Williams Baptist College was founded in 1941.

Tuition and fees:
$22,390 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
828
Setting:
rural
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA

Bluefield College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 828, with a gender distribution of 47 percent male students and 53 percent female students. At this school, 65 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 34 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$14,930 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,359
Setting:
urban
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

Founded in 1865, Virginia Union University is a private institution. Virginia Union University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$15,806 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
315
Setting:
urban
#53 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

Welch College

Nashville, TN

Welch College is a private institution that was founded in 1942. The school has 87.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Welch College is 9:1.

Tuition and fees:
$22,080 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
902
Setting:
suburban
#56 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Limestone College

Gaffney, SC

Limestone College was established in 1845 as a private institution. Limestone College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$16,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
806
Setting:
rural
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, GA

A private institution, Emmanuel College was founded in 1919.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,406 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,864 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,397
Setting:
suburban
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA

Georgia Gwinnett College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,397, with a gender distribution of 46.6 percent male students and 53.4 percent female students. At this school, 7.5 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92.8 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$15,664 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
15,842
Setting:
city
#57 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Keiser University

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Founded in 1977, Keiser University is a private institution. Keiser University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,600 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Greensboro College

Greensboro, NC

Greensboro College is a private institution that was founded in 1838.

Tuition and fees:
$14,520 (2013-14)
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Louisiana College

Pineville, LA

Louisiana College was established in 1906 as a private institution. Louisiana College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,172 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

A private institution, Martin Methodist College was founded in 1870.

Tuition and fees:
$18,840 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,224
Setting:
rural
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Reinhardt University

Waleska, GA

Reinhardt University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,224, with a gender distribution of 52 percent male students and 48 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,724 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,124 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,724
Setting:
city
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Founded in 1873, University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff is a public institution. University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,530 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,140 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,718
Setting:
rural
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV

West Liberty University is a public institution that was founded in 1837. The school has 57.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at West Liberty University is 14:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,078 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,280 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,808
Setting:
suburban
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Clayton State University was established in 1969 as a public institution. Clayton State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$17,418 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
574
Setting:
rural
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

A private institution, Kentucky Christian University was founded in 1919.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,792 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,552 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Lander University

Greenwood, SC

Founded in 1872, Lander University is a public institution. Lander University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,558 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,956 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,828
Setting:
suburban
#66 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

University of South Carolina--Beaufort is a public institution. The school has 51.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of South Carolina--Beaufort is 17:1.

Tuition and fees:
$24,150 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
837
Setting:
rural
#70 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC

Lees-McRae College was established in 1900 as a private institution. Lees-McRae College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,384 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,898
Setting:
rural
#71 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

A public institution, Glenville State College was founded in 1872. Glenville State College offers a Greek system, where 3 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 3 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$9,500 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
666
Setting:
urban
#72 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Philander Smith College

Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 666, with a gender distribution of 36.3 percent male students and 63.7 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$17,890 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,442
Setting:
urban
#73 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Founded in 1867, St. Augustine's University is a private institution. St. Augustine's University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$2,764 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$10,201 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
17,806
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Indian River State College is a public institution. The school has 38.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Indian River State College is 22:1.

Tuition and fees:
$26,981 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,522
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

North Carolina Wesleyan College was established in 1956 as a private institution. North Carolina Wesleyan College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$12,502 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
837
Setting:
urban
#74 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Paine College

Augusta, GA

A private institution, Paine College was founded in 1882. Paine College offers a Greek system, where 3 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 3 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$3,279 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,413 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,233
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,233, with a gender distribution of 45.6 percent male students and 54.4 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$7,800 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Arkansas Baptist College

Little Rock, AR

Founded in 1884, Arkansas Baptist College is a private institution. Arkansas Baptist College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,564 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$10,536 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,935
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

Bluefield State College is a public institution that was founded in 1895. The school has 72.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Bluefield State College is 17:1.

Tuition and fees:
$12,670 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Brewton-Parker College

Mount Vernon, GA

Brewton-Parker College was established in 1904 as a private institution. Brewton-Parker College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$13,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
832
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A private institution, Central Baptist College was founded in 1952.

Tuition and fees:
$22,510 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,308
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

Chowan University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,308, with a gender distribution of 46 percent male students and 54 percent female students. At this school, 85 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 15 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$3,732 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,440 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Dalton State College is a public institution. Dalton State College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$13,820 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
532
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Florida College

Temple Terrace, FL

Florida College is a private institution. The school has 72.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Florida College is 11:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,080 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,984 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,250
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Fort Valley State University was established in 1895 as a public institution. Fort Valley State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$3,073 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,207 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Gordon State College

Barnesville, GA

Gordon State College was founded as a public institution.

Tuition and fees:
$10,538 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,078
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

LeMoyne-Owen College

Memphis, TN

LeMoyne-Owen College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,078, with a gender distribution of 34.6 percent male students and 65.4 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$15,708 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,111
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

Founded in 1879, Livingstone College is a private institution. Livingstone College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$13,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,174
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Mid-Continent University is a private institution that was founded in 1949. The school has 87.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Mid-Continent University is 21:1.

Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Middle Georgia State College was established as a public institution. Middle Georgia State College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$11,014 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Miles College

Birmingham, AL

A private institution, Miles College was founded in 1905.

Tuition and fees:
$17,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,483
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Point University

West Point, GA

Point University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,483, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 75 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 25 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$14,141 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,031
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Shaw University

Raleigh, NC

Founded in 1865, Shaw University is a private institution. Shaw University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,026 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

St. Catharine College

St. Catharine, KY

St. Catharine College is a private institution that was founded in 1931.

Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

St. Paul's College

Lawrenceville, VA

St. Paul's College was established in 1888 as a private institution. St. Paul's College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$14,740 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
882
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Thomas University

Thomasville, GA

A private institution, Thomas University was founded in 1950.

Tuition and fees:
$15,650 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Truett McConnell College

Cleveland, GA

Founded in 1946, Truett McConnell College is a private institution. Truett McConnell College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$9,260 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Victory University

Memphis, TN

Victory University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1941.

Tuition and fees:
$10,780 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Voorhees College

Denmark, SC

Voorhees College was established in 1897 as a private institution. Voorhees College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,180 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
661
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A private institution, Webber International University was founded in 1927.

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