Regional College West Rankings
These colleges focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. Regional Colleges include Cooper Union, Florida Southern College, Ohio Northern University, and Carroll College.
Costa Mesa, CA
Located just 50 miles south of Los Angeles, Vanguard University of Southern California is a private, Pentecostal school with much to do on and off campus. In the local community, many students participate in volunteer programs, and just outside of town, they can also explorebeaches, museums, zoos, and even Disneyland.
A private institution, McMurry University was founded in 1923. McMurry University offers a Greek system, where 19.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 16.0 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Howard Payne University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,183, with a gender distribution of 49.8 percent male students and 50.2 percent female students. At this school, 47.3 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 52.7 percent of students live off campus.
Menlo College is a private school in Silicon Valley that focuses on business-related degrees. Students have about 15 majors to choose from, such as Entrepreneurship and Sports Management.
Northwest University is a private institution that was founded in 1934. The school has 67.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Northwest University is 13:1.
Brigham Young University--Idaho was established as a private institution. Brigham Young University--Idaho admissions are considered selective.
Laie Oahu, HI
A private institution, Brigham Young University--Hawaii was founded in 1955.
East Texas Baptist University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,188, with a gender distribution of 47.4 percent male students and 52.6 percent female students. At this school, 84.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 16.0 percent of students live off campus.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $5,327 (2012-13)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $14,746 (2012-13)
Founded in 1893, University of Montana--Western is a public institution. University of Montana--Western follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.
Northwest Christian University is a private institution that was founded in 1895. The school has 76.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Northwest Christian University is 12:1.