Regional University South Rankings

Regional University South 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.

U.S. News rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. King University

Bristol, TN

$24,960 2,342 72.2% 70% 50%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Lee University

Cleveland, TN

$13,750 4,954 89.1% 72% 49%
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

$20,892 74,372 22.8% 77% 46%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

$19,460 4,338 65.2% 67% 45%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, KY

$22,070 2,677 68.1% 56% 32%
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

$26,094 4,254 52.2% 75% 56%
#31 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Longwood University

Farmville, VA

in-state: $11,340, out-of-state: $23,520 4,834 77.6% 79% 61%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Louisiana State University—​Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

N/A 4,535 86.3% 66% 27% 6
#9 Overall Score: 79 out of 100. Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$36,610 4,933 65.6% 78% 58%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA

$33,565 2,756 67.3% 73% 57%
#39 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Marshall University

Huntington, WV

in-state: $6,216, out-of-state: $14,446 13,708 79.8% 71% 45%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA

$28,610 1,804 54.0% 66% 50%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Marymount University

Arlington, VA

$26,430 3,702 80.3% 70% 50%
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

in-state: $5,088, out-of-state: $15,170 8,588 60.7% 68% 38%
#8 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Mercer University

Macon, GA

$33,120 8,329 63.1% 83% 63%
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

$14,868 5,070 58.1% 72% 62%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

in-state: $5,316, out-of-state: $14,484 2,650 44.0% 73% 39%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Mississippi Valley State University 1

Itta Bena, MS

$5,703 N/A 16.1% 4 58% 8 29% 8
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Montreat College 1

Montreat, NC

$23,420 N/A 50.6% 4 65% 8 32% 6
#59 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Morehead State University

Morehead, KY

in-state: $7,498, out-of-state: $18,746 11,172 84.5% 69% 43%
#25 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Murray State University

Murray, KY

in-state: $6,840, out-of-state: $18,600 10,832 82.2% 71% 54%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

in-state: $6,408, out-of-state: $15,899 6,606 91.8% 69% 39%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

in-state: $7,226, out-of-state: $20,696 7,100 67.3% N/A 36%
#68 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

in-state: $5,525, out-of-state: $16,098 8,604 50.3% 72% 43%
#77 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

in-state: $8,376, out-of-state: $16,464 15,634 46.7% 67% 37%

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