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.

Tuition and fees:
$33,252 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,280
Setting:
urban
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100.

Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

Students at Canisius College in Buffalo can choose from more than 125 majors, minors, and special programs, including a nationally recognized deaf education master’s program. On campus, Canisius students can join more than 100 clubs and play Division I sports.

Tuition and fees:
$38,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,516
Setting:
urban
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100.

La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

Located in Philadelphia, La Salle University is a private, Christian institution that has an Academic and Career Exploration Program to help freshmen who are undecided on a major. La Salle offers more than 50 degrees, small class sizes, and no courses taught by graduate assistants.

Tuition and fees:
$29,426 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,095
Setting:
suburban
#27 Overall Score: 58 out of 100.

Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

Nazareth College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,095, with a gender distribution of 26.6 percent male students and 73.4 percent female students. At this school, 56 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$28,774 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,935
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Alfred University

Alfred, NY

Founded in 1836, Alfred University is a private institution. Alfred University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$34,975 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,058
Setting:
suburban
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Assumption College

Worcester, MA

Assumption College is a Catholic institution in Worcester, Mass. As a member of the Worcester Consortium, the school permits students to enroll in courses at other local colleges.
 

Tuition and fees:
$31,018 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,738
Setting:
suburban
#30 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University was established in 1933 as a private institution. Monmouth University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$13,388 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$22,038 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,624
Setting:
suburban
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a public liberal arts institution that offers about 40 undergraduate programs in five schools. Students at Ramapo can get involved in more than 100 student organizations, Greek life, and campus media.

Tuition and fees:
$35,050 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,092
Setting:
suburban
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

Sacred Heart University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,092, with a gender distribution of 37.2 percent male students and 62.8 percent female students. At this school, 51 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 49 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$29,589 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,908
Setting:
rural
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure, NY

St. Bonaventure University is located in southwest New York State, about 1 1/2 hours from Buffalo. The university is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,083 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,533 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,685
Setting:
rural
#33 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

SUNY--New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

SUNY--New Paltz is a public institution that was founded in 1828. The school has 37.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at SUNY--New Paltz is 16:1.

Tuition and fees:
$27,684 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,881
Setting:
city
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

College of St. Rose

Albany, NY

College of St. Rose was established in 1920 as a private institution. College of St. Rose follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$33,280 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,434
Setting:
city
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Hood College

Frederick, MD

A private institution, Hood College was founded in 1893.

Tuition and fees:
$30,310 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,218
Setting:
city
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA

King's College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,218, with a gender distribution of 50.6 percent male students and 49.4 percent female students. At this school, 52 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$30,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,790
Setting:
suburban
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Located in Erie, Pa., Mercyhurst College is a small Catholic institution that offers approximately 50 bachelor’s degree programs and about six graduate programs. Mercyhurst students can get involved in more than 85 clubs and varsity sports.

Tuition and fees:
$31,668 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,391
Setting:
suburban
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Roger Williams University is a private institution that was founded in 1956. The school has 50.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Roger Williams University is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$30,390 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,267
Setting:
city
#37 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Springfield College

Springfield, MA

Springfield College is a private school in Springfield, Mass., that stresses whole-person education and community service. Students collectively volunteer more than 150,000 hours a year.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,088 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,658 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,113
Setting:
urban
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

CUNY--City College

New York, NY

A public institution, CUNY--City College was founded in 1847.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,207 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,777 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
16,187
Setting:
urban
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

CUNY--Queens College

Flushing, NY

Queens College is a public school in Flushing that’s part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. While Queens offers unique features for parents and commuter students, such as weekend classes, the school is also home to traditional programs, including student organizations and varsity sports.

Tuition and fees:
$28,210 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,427
Setting:
suburban
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

Founded in 1924, Misericordia University is a private institution. Misericordia University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$34,950 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,053
Setting:
city
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

Salve Regina University is a private institution that was founded in 1934. The school has 37.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Salve Regina University is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$28,878 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,772
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

St. Francis University was established in 1847 as a private institution. St. Francis University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$36,810 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,359
Setting:
suburban
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

A private school in eastern Pennsylvania, Arcadia University offers small class sizes and many study abroad opportunities. On campus, students can check out more than 90 clubs and the Grey Towers Castles, which have been declared a National Historic Landmark.

Tuition and fees:
$32,454 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
922
Setting:
city
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University encompasses an all-women’s college and a coed graduate school. Undergraduates have about 40 degree programs to choose from.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,829 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,949 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
16,708
Setting:
urban
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

CUNY--Hunter College

New York, NY

CUNY—Hunter College is an urban institution that attracts a fair number of commuting students. In addition to its traditional academic programs, the school offers an International English Language Institute for non-native speakers.

Tuition and fees:
$30,690 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,244
Setting:
suburban
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Marywood University

Scranton, PA

Marywood University is a private institution that was founded in 1915. The school has 54.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Marywood University is 11:1.

Tuition and fees:
$30,780 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,796
Setting:
suburban
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

The New York Institute of Technology has two campuses in and around New York City, one in Manhattan and another on Long Island. There are undergraduate housing options, student organizations, and academic major offerings at both New York campuses.

Tuition and fees:
$21,885 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,821
Setting:
urban
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

A private institution, St. Joseph's College New York was founded in 1916. St. Joseph's College New York offers a Greek system, where 4 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 1 percent is involved in a fraternity.

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