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
#3 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Samford University

Birmingham, AL

$26,328 4,758 75.5% 85% 71%
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

in-state: $5,724, out-of-state: $14,820 4,763 89.2% 62% 37%
#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%
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Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Normal, AL

in-state: $8,586, out-of-state: $15,576 4,853 54.4% 69% 32%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

$25,830 4,882 54.7% 71% 48%
#9 Overall Score: 79 out of 100. Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$36,610 4,933 65.6% 78% 58%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Lee University

Cleveland, TN

$13,750 4,954 89.1% 72% 49%
#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%
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

$14,868 5,070 58.1% 72% 62%
#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%
#11 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$31,334 5,120 71.6% 73% 58%
#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%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. St. Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

$19,610 5,383 84.8% 69% 43%
#62 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Winston-​Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

in-state: $4,941, out-of-state: $14,091 5,689 55.7% 78% 37% 6
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Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

in-state: $8,720, out-of-state: $15,656 5,816 51.8% 62% 8 26%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Elon University

Elon, NC

$30,149 6,029 51.7% 90% 83%
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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%
#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%
#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 Carolina—​Pembroke

Pembroke, NC

in-state: $5,144, out-of-state: $14,351 6,269 72.0% 67% 34%
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

$26,240 6,326 65.8% 73% 51%
#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%
#29 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

in-state: $8,790, out-of-state: $26,690 6,444 66.3% 85% 57%
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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%
#7 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Belmont University

Nashville, TN

$27,380 6,665 84.1% 81% 67%

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