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
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

in-state: $6,353, out-of-state: $20,071 16,201 52.0% 83% 48%
#39 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

in-state: $6,479, out-of-state: $16,076 9,608 37.7% 74% 48%
#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%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. University of Montevallo

Montevallo, AL

in-state: $10,000, out-of-state: $19,690 3,085 87.3% 76% 47%
#59 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

$19,970 3,531 46.6% 69% 46%
#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
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

$20,892 74,372 22.8% 77% 46%
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

$23,350 822 30.3% 69% 45%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

$19,460 4,338 65.2% 67% 45%
#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%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

$20,000 4,297 69.0% 61% 45%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Wingate University

Wingate, NC

$25,040 2,648 80.9% 72% 45%
#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%
#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%
#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%
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Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

in-state: $6,125, out-of-state: $16,045 4,326 81.0% 67% 43%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. St. Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

$19,610 5,383 84.8% 69% 43%
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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%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

$22,196 3,664 66.7% 67% 8 42%
#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%
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Southern Wesleyan University 1

Central, SC

$21,450 N/A 97.4% 4 70% 8 42% 6
#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
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

$24,150 2,025 96.1% 67% 8 41%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

in-state: $7,595, out-of-state: $13,340 11,107 90.0% 71% 41%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

in-state: $6,884, out-of-state: $19,466 12,515 59.2% 69% 41%

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