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
#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%
#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%
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%
#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%
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of South Florida—​St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, FL

in-state: $5,716, out-of-state: $15,638 4,689 45.8% 67% 33%
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%
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.
Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

in-state: $6,125, out-of-state: $16,045 4,326 81.0% 67% 43%
#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%
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA

in-state: $5,242, out-of-state: $16,101 15,602 88.6% 68% 34%
#22 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Harding University

Searcy, AR

$16,120 6,713 74.7% 81% 61%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Salem International University 1

Salem, WV

$16,350 N/A N/A 46% 8 35% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
South University 1

Savannah, GA

$16,360 N/A 62.9% 4 46% 8 24% 6
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA

in-state: $6,246, out-of-state: $16,366 9,447 84.9% 69% 40%
#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%
#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%
#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
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%
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Troy University

Troy, AL

in-state: $9,416, out-of-state: $17,336 22,554 68.2% 70% 35%
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. Albany State University

Albany, GA

in-state: $5,912, out-of-state: $17,816 4,275 19.5% 70% 39%
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
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%
#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%

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