Regional College West Rankings

Regional College West 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
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Carroll College

Helena, MT

$27,914 1,464 62.2% 82% 62%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Trinity Lutheran College 1

Everett, WA

$23,900 N/A 63.1% 4 62% 8 61% 6
#4 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. Master's College and Seminary

Santa Clarita, CA

$28,800 1,534 61.4% 80% 56%
#6 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. Corban University

Salem, OR

$27,486 1,156 34.0% 74% 55%
#10 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

$28,500 2,309 68.5% 74% 55%
#9 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Warner Pacific College

Portland, OR

$19,770 552 57.8% 68% 54%
#18 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Brigham Young University—​Hawaii 1

Laie Oahu, HI

$4,630 N/A 28.9% 4 56% 8 53% 6
#13 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Brigham Young University—​Idaho 1

Rexburg, ID

$3,770 N/A 99.4% 4 73% 8 53% 6
#2 Overall Score: 94 out of 100. California Maritime Academy

Vallejo, CA

in-state: $7,956, out-of-state: $20,604 974 75.1% 80% 53%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Humphreys College 1

Stockton, CA

$11,160 N/A N/A N/A 53% 6
#5 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK

$21,842 1,979 62.0% 75% 51%
#12 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Rocky Mountain College

Billings, MT

$23,718 1,087 63.6% 66% 51%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. American Indian College of the Assemblies of God 1

Phoenix, AZ

$11,700 N/A N/A N/A 48% 6
#15 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

$25,904 1,612 86.9% 75% 48%
#6 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR

in-state: $8,890, out-of-state: $23,671 4,001 68.2% 72% 48%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT

in-state: $6,722, out-of-state: $19,500 2,816 89.7% 68% 46%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX

$25,890 1,318 52.6% 69% 46%
#14 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Howard Payne University

Brownwood, TX

$23,200 1,130 50.3% 62% 45%
#8 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville, OK

$21,140 1,244 50.3% 62% 45%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Cogswell Polytechnical College

Sunnyvale, CA

$19,668 403 49.4% 67% 44% 6
#20 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Northwest Christian University

Eugene, OR

$24,930 635 66.3% 70% 44%
#10 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Menlo College

Atherton, CA

$37,100 681 92.2% 71% 42%
#17 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. University of Montana—​Western

Dillon, MT

in-state: $5,564, out-of-state: $14,983 1,483 75.2% 73% 42%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Dixie State College of Utah

Saint George, UT

in-state: $3,648, out-of-state: $11,664 8,840 62.8% 58% 39%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX

$22,484 1,126 63.4% 65% 8 39%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Southwestern Adventist University

Keene, TX

$18,640 807 44.1% 62% 38% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Brazosport College 1

Lake Jackson, TX

in-state: $3,315, out-of-state: $4,725 N/A N/A 51% 8 37% 8
#15 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. McMurry University

Abilene, TX

$24,121 1,368 54.9% 57% 37%
#22 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Hope International University

Fullerton, CA

$26,050 1,650 55.6% 67% 33%
#19 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, TX

$22,590 1,290 58.2% 59% 32%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Advancing Technology 1

Tempe, AZ

$20,200 N/A N/A 63% 8 30% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Goodwell, OK

in-state: $6,699, out-of-state: $12,258 1,367 61.4% 54% 8 28%
#23 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. St. Gregory's University 1

Shawnee, OK

$20,765 N/A 57.1% 4 42% 8 28% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Patten University 1

Oakland, CA

$8,036 N/A N/A 20% 8 27% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Everest College—​Phoenix 1

Phoenix, AZ

$12,420 N/A N/A N/A 26% 6
#20 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Lewis-​Clark State College

Lewiston, ID

in-state: $5,784, out-of-state: $16,096 4,525 99.1% 51% 8 26%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Montana State University—​Northern 1

Havre, MT

in-state: $5,480, out-of-state: $17,930 N/A 64.0% 4 60% 8 26% 6
#23 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO

in-state: $6,418, out-of-state: $21,019 23,381 71.2% 66% 25%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Great Falls

Great Falls, MT

$20,960 1,058 83.7% 59% 23% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Wiley College

Marshall, TX

$11,050 1,401 77.0% 55% 22%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Utah Valley University

Orem, UT

in-state: $5,086, out-of-state: $14,256 31,562 100.0% 63% 21% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Rogers State University

Claremore, OK

in-state: $5,144, out-of-state: $11,864 4,646 54.8% 56% 20%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Southwestern Christian University

Bethany, OK

$13,500 694 88.3% 60% 20%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM

$14,305 760 53.6% 61% 8 20% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, TX

$11,369 603 100.0% 49% 17% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Mid-​America Christian University 1

Oklahoma City, OK

$15,092 N/A N/A 58% 8 17% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Great Basin College

Elko, NV

in-state: $2,700, out-of-state: $9,615 3,138 N/A N/A 16% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Nevada State College 1

Henderson, NV

in-state: $4,498, out-of-state: $14,773 N/A N/A N/A 16% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Bacone College 1

Muskogee, OK

$13,510 N/A 52.4% 4 34% 8 12% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
University of Houston—​Downtown

Houston, TX

in-state: $6,267, out-of-state: $16,887 13,916 91.5% 62% 12%

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