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
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Normal, AL

in-state: $8,586, out-of-state: $15,576 4,853 54.4% 69% 32%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

in-state: $8,720, out-of-state: $15,656 5,816 51.8% 62% 8 26%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Albany State University

Albany, GA

in-state: $5,912, out-of-state: $17,816 4,275 19.5% 70% 39%
#77 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

in-state: $6,096, out-of-state: $15,096 3,950 47.1% 69% 32%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. American Public University System

Charles Town, WV

$8,000 58,115 N/A 93% N/A
#9 Overall Score: 79 out of 100. Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

in-state: $6,462, out-of-state: $18,670 17,589 63.2% 87% 67%
#61 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Arkansas State University

State University, AR

in-state: $7,510, out-of-state: $13,120 13,877 70.6% 70% 39%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

in-state: $6,918, out-of-state: $12,888 10,950 88.0% 70% 42%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Armstrong Atlantic State University

Savannah, GA

in-state: $5,734, out-of-state: $17,348 7,439 70.4% 69% 31%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Auburn University—​Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

in-state: $8,750, out-of-state: $24,950 5,016 72.2% 56% 29%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

in-state: $7,158, out-of-state: $23,490 10,597 85.7% 69% 38%
#59 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

$19,970 3,531 46.6% 69% 46%
#16 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

$34,890 3,602 86.1% 80% 62%
#7 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Belmont University

Nashville, TN

$27,380 6,665 84.1% 81% 67%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Bethel University 1

McKenzie, TN

$14,520 N/A 55.3% 62% 8 39% 6
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

$23,350 822 30.3% 69% 45%
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

$26,240 6,326 65.8% 73% 51%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

$22,196 3,664 66.7% 67% 8 42%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

$21,450 3,130 82.2% 63% 8 38%
#24 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

$28,210 1,598 48.3% 75% 60%
#18 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA

in-state: $11,092, out-of-state: $20,596 5,186 64.6% 83% 67%
#62 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

in-state: $9,840, out-of-state: $22,850 9,335 74.0% 64% 47%
#12 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

in-state: $10,670, out-of-state: $27,134 11,723 67.7% 83% 69%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Columbia College

Columbia, SC

$26,800 1,263 62.5% 60% 8 48%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Columbia International University

Columbia, SC

$18,745 953 64.4% 81% 69%
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

in-state: $6,774, out-of-state: $19,356 8,237 52.6% 68% 34%
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Converse College

Spartanburg, SC

$29,124 1,221 51.3% 69% 8 54%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

$20,200 1,502 47.1% 67% 31%
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

in-state: $5,724, out-of-state: $14,820 4,763 89.2% 62% 37%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

in-state: $7,536, out-of-state: $16,608 15,968 60.0% 66% 38%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Elon University

Elon, NC

$30,149 6,029 51.7% 90% 83%
#11 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$31,334 5,120 71.6% 73% 58%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

in-state: $5,824, out-of-state: $12,288 4,451 65.7% 65% 8 34%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC

in-state: $7,573, out-of-state: $18,369 6,060 55.0% 72% 31%
#79 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

in-state: $6,068, out-of-state: $25,112 13,471 67.6% 75% 8 46% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Florida Memorial University 1

Miami, FL

$15,000 N/A N/A 71% 8 38% 6
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Francis Marion University

Florence, SC

in-state: $9,386, out-of-state: $18,364 4,093 58.9% 67% 43%
#35 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Freed-​Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

$20,468 1,904 43.7% 72% 54%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

$25,830 4,882 54.7% 71% 48%
#29 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

in-state: $8,790, out-of-state: $26,690 6,444 66.3% 85% 57%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

in-state: $5,960, out-of-state: $18,162 2,973 66.4% 66% 29%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Grambling State University 1

Grambling, LA

in-state: $5,273, out-of-state: $13,643 N/A 55.1% 4 65% 8 28% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Hampton University

Hampton, VA

$20,724 4,754 36.4% 77% 55% 6
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Harding University

Searcy, AR

$16,120 6,713 74.7% 81% 61%
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

in-state: $7,284, out-of-state: $13,404 3,771 61.1% 60% 36%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Hodges University

Naples, FL

$12,260 2,255 86.3% N/A 22% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

in-state: $8,640, out-of-state: $17,130 9,161 82.4% 68% 29%
#62 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL

$29,900 3,936 45.3% 61% 37%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

in-state: $9,176, out-of-state: $23,654 19,927 63.6% 91% 80%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

in-state: $6,807, out-of-state: $19,390 24,604 56.5% 76% 42%

1 2 3

Show 50 schools