Regional University North Rankings
Regional Universities offer a full range of undergrad programs and some master's programs but few doctoral programs. Regional Universities include Villanova University, The Citadel, Butler University, and Gonzaga University.
Founded in 1842, Villanova University is a private institution. Villanova University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Located on the Connecticut shoreline, Fairfield University is a private, Jesuit institution. Fairfield encourages students to explore the arts by bringing numerous performers to campus each year.
Loyola University Maryland was established in 1852 as a private institution. Loyola University Maryland follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
A private institution, Bentley University was founded in 1917. Bentley University offers a Greek system, where 14.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 10.0 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Providence College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,852, with a gender distribution of 42.5 percent male students and 57.5 percent female students. At this school, 78.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 22.0 percent of students live off campus.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $14,378 (2012-13)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $24,530 (2012-13)
The College of New Jersey, also known as TCNJ, is a selective, public school with many campus groups and activities for students to try. Home to theaters and an educational television station, TCNJ also hosts more than 150 student organizations and numerous recreational and competitive sports teams.
The Rochester Institute of Technology emphasizes co-op experiences in many of its academic programs. Students may also complete accelerated degree programs to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree.
A private school on the Hudson River in N.Y., Marist College offers students unique opportunities through its partnership with technology giant IBM. Students and staff often work with IBM to explore innovative technologies, and together, created the website for Marist’s library.
A private institution, St. Joseph's University was founded in 1851. St. Joseph's University offers a Greek system, where 16.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 7.7 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Located within the Finger Lakes of New York State, Ithaca College is a private institution that offers many opportunities for students to volunteer. Ithaca students can help fight hunger through the Food for Thought program, explore more than 200 student organizations, or play a varsity sport.