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
#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%
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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Warner University

Lake Wales, FL

$18,430 1,108 49.5% 59% 8 40%
#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%
#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%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Columbia International University

Columbia, SC

$18,745 953 64.4% 81% 69%
#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%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA

in-state: $6,692, out-of-state: $19,274 6,413 56.3% 78% 54%
#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%
#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%
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

in-state: $6,832, out-of-state: $19,414 11,769 55.8% 72% 36%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

$19,460 4,338 65.2% 67% 45%
#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%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. St. Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

$19,610 5,383 84.8% 69% 43%
#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%
#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%
#59 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

$19,970 3,531 46.6% 69% 46%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

$20,000 4,297 69.0% 61% 45%
#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%
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%
#35 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Freed-​Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

$20,468 1,904 43.7% 72% 54%
#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%
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

in-state: $7,226, out-of-state: $20,696 7,100 67.3% N/A 36%
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

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