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
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Elon University

Elon, NC

$30,149 6,029 51.7% 90% 83%
#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%
#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%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

$41,460 2,459 55.8% 82% 72%
#3 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Samford University

Birmingham, AL

$26,328 4,758 75.5% 85% 71%
#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%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Columbia International University

Columbia, SC

$18,745 953 64.4% 81% 69%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Sullivan University 1

Louisville, KY

$17,970 N/A N/A N/A 69% 6
#15 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. University of North Carolina—​Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

in-state: $6,199, out-of-state: $18,301 13,733 54.2% 86% 68%
#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%

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