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
#12 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Rocky Mountain College

Billings, MT

$23,718 1,087 63.6% 66% 51%
#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
#14 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Howard Payne University

Brownwood, TX

$23,200 1,130 50.3% 62% 45%
#15 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. McMurry University

Abilene, TX

$24,121 1,368 54.9% 57% 37%
#15 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

$25,904 1,612 86.9% 75% 48%
#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%
#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
#19 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, TX

$22,590 1,290 58.2% 59% 32%
#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%
#20 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Northwest Christian University

Eugene, OR

$24,930 635 66.3% 70% 44%

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