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%
#2 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Providence College

Providence, RI

$42,206 4,336 61.0% 91% 87%
#3 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

$42,920 4,999 71.2% 88% 81%
#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%
#5 Overall Score: 81 out of 100. Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$41,850 5,978 64.7% 88% 84%
#7 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

$34,424 16,362 58.5% 87% 63%
#8 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

$38,400 6,759 64.9% 85% 77%
#8 Overall Score: 74 out of 100. University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

$38,754 5,898 68.8% 88% 83%
#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. Emerson College

Boston, MA

$35,730 4,513 48.4% 88% 82%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

$39,330 8,614 68.7% 87% 75%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. St. Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

$39,040 8,805 78.3% 88% 79%
#14 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

$37,234 3,418 62.0% 87% 80%
#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%
#16 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. Simmons College

Boston, MA

$35,370 4,830 48.3% 82% 67%
#17 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY

$32,625 3,800 69.6% 85% 75%
#18 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

$35,270 5,485 72.1% 80% 67%
#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%
#20 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

$34,644 2,350 55.5% 80% 67%
#20 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY

$43,126 4,688 61.6% 82% 65%
#22 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. CUNY—​Baruch College

New York, NY

in-state: $5,910, out-of-state: $15,030 17,373 24.8% 90% 66%
#22 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

$13,800 1,580 61.5% 74% 33%
#24 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY

$30,460 3,339 69.7% 84% 69%
#24 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Camden

Camden, NJ

in-state: $13,348, out-of-state: $26,908 6,343 62.5% 82% 63%
#24 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Wagner College

Staten Island, NY

$39,220 2,208 71.9% 80% 66%
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

$33,252 4,908 73.9% 83% 68%
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

$38,200 6,580 73.1% 81% 68%
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

$29,426 2,910 71.2% 83% 73%
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Alfred University

Alfred, NY

$28,774 2,362 70.3% 73% 63%
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Assumption College

Worcester, MA

$34,975 2,590 75.3% 83% 75%
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

$31,018 6,472 71.1% 79% 64%
#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. Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

$35,050 6,434 76.3% 79% 63%
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure, NY

$29,589 2,329 79.1% 81% 64%
#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%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. College of St. Rose

Albany, NY

$27,684 4,698 66.2% 80% 65%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Hood College

Frederick, MD

$33,280 2,422 77.1% 79% 60%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA

$30,310 2,494 69.8% 78% 68%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA

$30,300 3,122 76.7% 81% 66%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI

$31,668 5,274 77.1% 79% 61%
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Springfield College

Springfield, MA

$30,390 3,284 66.8% 85% 66%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. CUNY—​City College

New York, NY

in-state: $6,088, out-of-state: $15,658 16,161 32.5% 82% 42%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. CUNY—​Queens College

Flushing, NY

in-state: $6,207, out-of-state: $15,777 20,100 37.0% 87% 54%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

$28,210 3,012 58.4% 85% 68%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

$34,950 2,615 69.7% 80% 72%
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. St. Francis University

Loretto, PA

$28,878 2,451 74.1% 83% 65%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

$36,810 4,027 56.6% 78% 65%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

$32,454 2,178 59.6% 72% 59%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. CUNY—​Hunter College

New York, NY

in-state: $5,829, out-of-state: $14,949 23,005 29.7% 85% 46%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Marywood University

Scranton, PA

$30,690 3,267 69.1% 83% 67%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

$30,780 7,883 66.3% 76% 46%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. St. Joseph's College New York

Brooklyn, NY

$21,885 5,632 70.9% 85% 67%

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