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
#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%
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Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

in-state: $6,125, out-of-state: $16,045 4,326 81.0% 67% 43%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Wingate University

Wingate, NC

$25,040 2,648 80.9% 72% 45%
#4 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. The Citadel

Charleston, SC

in-state: $12,237, out-of-state: $31,038 3,499 80.4% 82% 66%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Marymount University

Arlington, VA

$26,430 3,702 80.3% 70% 50%
#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%
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Southern Polytechnic State University

Marietta, GA

in-state: $6,810, out-of-state: $20,594 6,202 79.0% 75% 37%
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of North Alabama

Florence, AL

in-state: $8,614, out-of-state: $15,604 7,016 78.5% 69% 32%
#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%
#13 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

in-state: $9,660, out-of-state: $22,530 5,093 76.8% 84% 76%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Union College

Barbourville, KY

$21,025 1,194 76.6% 56% 34%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Radford University

Radford, VA

in-state: $9,026, out-of-state: $20,745 9,573 76.4% 76% 60%
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

in-state: $7,554, out-of-state: $22,760 11,660 76.3% 68% 38%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. University of Tennessee—​Martin

Martin, TN

in-state: $7,500, out-of-state: $19,910 7,751 75.6% 73% 49%
#3 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Samford University

Birmingham, AL

$26,328 4,758 75.5% 85% 71%
#13 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Union University

Jackson, TN

$26,880 3,996 75.0% 91% 67%
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Harding University

Searcy, AR

$16,120 6,713 74.7% 81% 61%
#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%
#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%
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. King University

Bristol, TN

$24,960 2,342 72.2% 70% 50%
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of North Carolina—​Pembroke

Pembroke, NC

in-state: $5,144, out-of-state: $14,351 6,269 72.0% 67% 34%
#11 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$31,334 5,120 71.6% 73% 58%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Virginia State University 1

Petersburg, VA

in-state: $7,784, out-of-state: $16,662 N/A 70.7% 4 71% 8 42% 6
#25 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

in-state: $13,430, out-of-state: $26,000 6,170 70.7% 70% 53%
#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%

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