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%

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