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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,210 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,660 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,133
Setting:
suburban
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

A public institution, College at Brockport--SUNY was founded in 1835. College at Brockport--SUNY offers a Greek system, where 2 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 1 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$34,670 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,198
Setting:
urban
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Emmanuel College

Boston, MA

Emmanuel College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,198, with a gender distribution of 27.9 percent male students and 72.1 percent female students. At this school, 74 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 26 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$27,546 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,008
Setting:
city
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Located in northwestern Pennsylvania, Gannon University upholds its Catholic mission through both the Campus Ministry Office and the Center for Social Concerns, which coordinates community service projects. Gannon students can also join Division II sports teams and Greek life.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,179 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,364 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
14,432
Setting:
suburban
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Located about 14 miles west of New York City in New Jersey, Montclair State University offers more than 300 academic programs. Students can make the most of their studies by visiting the school’s Center for Career Services and Cooperative Education to get help planning for their future.

Tuition and fees:
$28,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,175
Setting:
suburban
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

Niagara University was established in 1856 as a private institution. Niagara University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,342 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,020 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
17,988
Setting:
suburban
#54 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Towson University

Towson, MD

Towson University has a suburban campus less than 10 miles away from downtown Baltimore. The school is a member of the University System of Maryland.

Tuition and fees:
$25,710 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,444
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY

Molloy College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,444, with a gender distribution of 24.7 percent male students and 75.3 percent female students. At this school, 5 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 95 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$32,031 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,227
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Founded in 1873, Notre Dame of Maryland University is a private institution. Notre Dame of Maryland University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$12,322 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,715 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,516
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is located near the Atlantic shoreline in Galloway. About 5 percent of students at Stockton College participate in Greek life.

Tuition and fees:
$31,716 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,770
Setting:
urban
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Suffolk University

Boston, MA

Suffolk University was established in 1906 as a private institution. Suffolk University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,358 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,808 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,231
Setting:
rural
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

SUNY--Fredonia

Fredonia, NY

Students at SUNY—Fredonia can choose from more than 30 academic majors, and graduate students can pursue about 15 master’s degree programs. Notable SUNY—Fredonia alumni include actress Mary McDonnell.

Tuition and fees:
$33,020 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,695
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Western New England University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,695, with a gender distribution of 60.6 percent male students and 39.4 percent female students. At this school, 71 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 29 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$32,770 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,462
Setting:
suburban
#66 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Iona College

New Rochelle, NY

Located in Westchester County, N.Y., Iona College is a Catholic school that offers more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs in the School of Arts and Science. Notable Iona College alumni include Robert Greifeld, president and CEO of Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,988 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,334 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,969
Setting:
rural
#66 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

Salisbury University is a public school in the University System of Maryland. More than 85 percent of its students hail from Maryland.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,220 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,670 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,863
Setting:
rural
#66 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

SUNY College--Oneonta

Oneonta, NY

SUNY College--Oneonta was established in 1889 as a public institution. SUNY College--Oneonta follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,884 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,004 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,099
Setting:
urban
#69 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

CUNY--Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY

A public institution, CUNY--Brooklyn College was founded in 1930. CUNY--Brooklyn College offers a Greek system, where 2 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 2 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$33,792 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
9,171
Setting:
suburban
#69 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

Because Fairleigh Dickinson University has two campuses in New Jersey, the suburban College at Florham and the Metropolitan Campus, students can select the type of college experience they’re looking for.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,312 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,002 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,345
Setting:
suburban
#69 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

SUNY College--Cortland

Cortland, NY

Founded in 1868, SUNY College--Cortland is a public institution. SUNY College--Cortland follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,171 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,621 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,151
Setting:
rural
#69 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

SUNY--Oswego

Oswego, NY

SUNY—Oswego is a state university situated on Lake Ontario. The Lakers sports teams compete in the NCAA Division III Eastern College Athletic Conference.

Tuition and fees:
$31,880 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
903
Setting:
urban
#69 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

Wheelock College

Boston, MA

Wheelock College was established in 1888 as a private institution. Wheelock College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$28,926 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,762
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Endicott College

Beverly, MA

A private institution, Endicott College was founded in 1939.

Tuition and fees:
$27,456 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,525
Setting:
city
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Johnson & Wales University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,525, with a gender distribution of 42.8 percent male students and 57.2 percent female students. At this school, 43 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 57 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$35,370 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,767
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY

Located in Westchester County, N.Y., Manhattanville College is a small, private institution that offers more than 50 areas of undergraduate study. Notable Manhattanville College former students include Jean Kennedy, sister of former President John F. Kennedy.

Tuition and fees:
$33,368 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,321
Setting:
rural
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Norwich University

Northfield, VT

Norwich University is a private institution that was founded in 1819. The school has 56.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Norwich University is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$27,364 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,323
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

Roberts Wesleyan College was established in 1866 as a private institution. Roberts Wesleyan College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,850 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,784 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,297
Setting:
suburban
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

A public institution, West Chester University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1871. West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers a Greek system, where 10 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 7 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$30,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,302
Setting:
city
#74 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,302, with a gender distribution of 51.4 percent male students and 48.6 percent female students. At this school, 37 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 63 percent of students live off campus.

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