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 Providence College, Elon University, Creighton University and Santa Clara University.
Villanova University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,100, with a gender distribution of 49 percent male students and 51 percent female students. At this school, 70 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 30 percent of students live off campus.
Founded in 1917, Providence College is a private institution. Providence College 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.
Bentley University was established in 1917 as a private institution. Bentley University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $14,730 (2013-14)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $25,135 (2013-14)
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.
Loyola University Maryland has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,917, with a gender distribution of 39.4 percent male students and 60.6 percent female students. At this school, 82 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 18 percent of students live off campus.
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.
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.
University of Scranton was established in 1888 as a private institution. University of Scranton follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.
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.