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%
#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%
#4 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. Master's College and Seminary

Santa Clarita, CA

$28,800 1,534 61.4% 80% 56%
#5 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK

$21,842 1,979 62.0% 75% 51%
#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. 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%
#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%
#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
#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%
#10 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Menlo College

Atherton, CA

$37,100 681 92.2% 71% 42%
#20 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Northwest Christian University

Eugene, OR

$24,930 635 66.3% 70% 44%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX

$25,890 1,318 52.6% 69% 46%
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%
#9 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Warner Pacific College

Portland, OR

$19,770 552 57.8% 68% 54%
#22 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Hope International University

Fullerton, CA

$26,050 1,650 55.6% 67% 33%
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
#12 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Rocky Mountain College

Billings, MT

$23,718 1,087 63.6% 66% 51%
#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. 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. University of Advancing Technology 1

Tempe, AZ

$20,200 N/A N/A 63% 8 30% 6
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
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
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%
#14 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Howard Payne University

Brownwood, TX

$23,200 1,130 50.3% 62% 45%

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