Regional University North Rankings

Regional University North Methodology

Regional Universities offer a full range of undergrad programs and some master's programs but few doctoral programs. Regional Universities include Providence College, Elon University, Creighton University and Santa Clara University.

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. Villanova University

Villanova, PA

$44,580 10,626 45.6% 94% 88%
#4 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Bentley University

Waltham, MA

$41,110 5,643 45.1% 94% 87%
#5 Overall Score: 81 out of 100. College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

in-state: $14,730, out-of-state: $25,135 7,270 46.1% 95% 87%
#2 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Providence College

Providence, RI

$42,206 4,336 61.0% 91% 87%
#5 Overall Score: 81 out of 100. Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$41,850 5,978 64.7% 88% 84%
#8 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

$38,754 5,898 68.8% 88% 83%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Emerson College

Boston, MA

$35,730 4,513 48.4% 88% 82%
#3 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

$42,920 4,999 71.2% 88% 81%
#14 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

$37,234 3,418 62.0% 87% 80%
#10 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

$31,300 6,377 31.4% 89% 80%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. St. Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

$39,040 8,805 78.3% 88% 79%
#15 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. SUNY—​Geneseo

Geneseo, NY

in-state: $7,393, out-of-state: $16,843 5,557 45.7% 91% 79%
#8 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

$38,400 6,759 64.9% 85% 77%
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Assumption College

Worcester, MA

$34,975 2,590 75.3% 83% 75%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Gratz College 1

Melrose Park, PA

N/A N/A N/A N/A 75% 6
#111 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Gwynedd-​Mercy College

Gwynedd Valley, PA

$28,340 2,572 66.4% 79% 75%
#17 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY

$32,625 3,800 69.6% 85% 75%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

$39,330 8,614 68.7% 87% 75%
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

$29,426 2,910 71.2% 83% 73%
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, NJ

in-state: $13,388, out-of-state: $22,038 5,817 46.6% 87% 73%
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. SUNY—​New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

in-state: $7,083, out-of-state: $16,533 7,767 43.6% 88% 73%
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Endicott College

Beverly, MA

$28,926 4,698 63.4% 84% 72%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

$34,950 2,615 69.7% 80% 72%
#18 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

in-state: $12,380, out-of-state: $20,186 12,133 62.0% 84% 70%
#24 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY

$30,460 3,339 69.7% 84% 69%

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