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.

College at Brockport--SUNY was established in 1835 as a public institution. College at Brockport--SUNY follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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

Emmanuel College

Boston, MA

A private institution, Emmanuel College was founded in 1919.

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 is a private institution that was founded in 1856. The school has 45.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Niagara University is 11:1.

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

A private institution, Molloy College was founded in 1955.

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

Notre Dame of Maryland University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,227, with a gender distribution of 4.6 percent male students and 95.4 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.

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 is a private institution that was founded in 1906. The school has 37.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Suffolk University is 12:1.

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.

A private institution, Western New England University was founded in 1919.

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 is a public institution that was founded in 1889. The school has 39.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at SUNY College--Oneonta is 18:1.

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

CUNY--Brooklyn College was established in 1930 as a public institution. CUNY--Brooklyn College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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

SUNY College--Cortland has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,345, with a gender distribution of 42.9 percent male students and 57.1 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus.

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 is a private institution that was founded in 1888. The school has 69.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Wheelock College is 8:1.

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

Endicott College

Beverly, MA

Endicott College was established in 1939 as a private institution. Endicott College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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

A private institution, Johnson & Wales University was founded in 1914.

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

Founded in 1819, Norwich University is a private institution. Norwich University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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 is a private institution that was founded in 1866. The school has 64.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Roberts Wesleyan College is 11:1.

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.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania was established in 1871 as a public institution. West Chester University of Pennsylvania follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, PA

A private institution, Wilkes University was founded in 1933.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,866 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,424
Setting:
rural
#81 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,424, with a gender distribution of 44.8 percent male students and 55.2 percent female students. At this school, 30 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$33,590 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,888
Setting:
suburban
#81 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA

Founded in 1884, Philadelphia University is a private institution. Philadelphia University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$30,030 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#81 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

St. Joseph's College

Standish, ME

St. Joseph's College is a private institution that was founded in 1912.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,145 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,595 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,706
Setting:
suburban
#81 Overall Score: 46 out of 100.

SUNY--Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY

SUNY—Plattsburgh is a state university in upstate New York, close to the Vermont border. More than 88 percent of students are New York residents.

Tuition and fees:
$31,250 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,468
Setting:
suburban
#85 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

A private institution, DeSales University was founded in 1964.

Tuition and fees:
$25,114 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,144
Setting:
suburban
#85 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA

Robert Morris University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,144, with a gender distribution of 53.9 percent male students and 46.1 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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$12,776 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,161 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,933
Setting:
city
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Founded in 1909, Keene State College is a public institution. Keene State College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$27,082 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,904
Setting:
suburban
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

Located on the outskirts of Baltimore, Stevenson University is a private school with more than 30 undergraduate areas of study. Stevenson hosts many annual events for students to attend, including a bus trip to New York and a campus poker tournament.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,646 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,914 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,426
Setting:
urban
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

University of Baltimore was established in 1925 as a public institution. University of Baltimore follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,681 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,363 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,562
Setting:
suburban
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Students at University of Massachusetts—Dartmouth can join about 75 campus clubs and more than 10 Greek organizations. The university, often called UMass Dartmouth, also offers campus media opportunities via a newspaper and radio station.

Tuition and fees:
$33,145 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,637
Setting:
suburban
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

The University of New England (UNE) is a private school in Maine with one campus in Biddeford and another in Portland. Students at both UNE campuses can get involved in many clubs and annual events, such as a semi-formal dance and an overnight trip to Canada.

Tuition and fees:
$20,900 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,630
Setting:
rural
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA

Founded in 1849, Waynesburg University is a private institution. Waynesburg University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,448 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,726 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,712
Setting:
rural
#93 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a public institution that was founded in 1871. The school has 24.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is 20:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,027 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,339 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,860
Setting:
rural
#93 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania was established in 1889 as a public institution. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,582 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,516 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,201
Setting:
rural
#95 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Located along the Susquehanna River, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania offers more than 85 bachelor’s degree programs. Bloomsburg students can get involved by planning campus events with the Program Board or by playing Division II sports.

Tuition and fees:
$28,090 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,701
Setting:
suburban
#95 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

Eastern University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,701, with a gender distribution of 31 percent male students and 69 percent female students. At this school, 72 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 28 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$33,477 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,067
Setting:
suburban
#95 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

University of St. Joseph

West Hartford, CT

Founded in 1932, University of St. Joseph is a private institution. University of St. Joseph follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,174 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,624 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,868
Setting:
rural
#98 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

SUNY College--Potsdam

Potsdam, NY

SUNY College--Potsdam is a public institution that was founded in 1816. The school has 63.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at SUNY College--Potsdam is 14:1.

Tuition and fees:
$33,358 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,284
Setting:
suburban
#98 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford was established in 1877 as a private institution. University of Hartford follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$17,010 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,182
Setting:
suburban
#98 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

York College of Pennsylvania is a private school located in the southeast region of the state, about an hour west of Philadelphia. Many York students value the school’s traditions, such as the Midnight Madness pep rally to kick off the school’s basketball season, and the Spartapalooza celebration with music, games, and a student-faculty volleyball game.

Tuition and fees:
$34,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,568
Setting:
urban
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

Lesley University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,568, with a gender distribution of 24.2 percent male students and 75.8 percent female students. At this school, 54 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 46 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$30,950 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
524
Setting:
suburban
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Rosemont College

Rosemont, PA

Founded in 1921, Rosemont College is a private institution. Rosemont College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$28,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,741
Setting:
city
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

The Sage Colleges is a private institution that was founded in 1916. The school has 53.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at The Sage Colleges is 11:1.

Tuition and fees:
$32,230 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,317
Setting:
city
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

St. Peter's University

Jersey City, NJ

St. Peter's University was established in 1872 as a private institution. St. Peter's University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,022 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,972 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,747
Setting:
city
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY

SUNY Buffalo State institution that draws a large commuter population. The college offers one of the largest varieties of undergraduate major options of any SUNY school.

Tuition and fees:
$33,740 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,693
Setting:
suburban
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,693, with a gender distribution of 49.6 percent male students and 50.4 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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,918 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,458 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
10,089
Setting:
suburban
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Founded in 1855, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution. William Paterson University of New Jersey follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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