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
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

$23,350 822 30.3% 69% 45%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Columbia International University

Columbia, SC

$18,745 953 64.4% 81% 69%
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Warner University

Lake Wales, FL

$18,430 1,108 49.5% 59% 8 40%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Union College

Barbourville, KY

$21,025 1,194 76.6% 56% 34%
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Converse College

Spartanburg, SC

$29,124 1,221 51.3% 69% 8 54%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Columbia College

Columbia, SC

$26,800 1,263 62.5% 60% 8 48%
#16 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

$30,924 1,328 47.5% 76% 62%
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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

$20,200 1,502 47.1% 67% 31%
#24 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

$28,210 1,598 48.3% 75% 60%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Thomas More College

Crestview Hills, KY

$27,220 1,761 88.3% 68% 49%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA

$28,610 1,804 54.0% 66% 50%
#35 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Freed-​Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

$20,468 1,904 43.7% 72% 54%
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

$24,150 2,025 96.1% 67% 8 41%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Hodges University

Naples, FL

$12,260 2,255 86.3% N/A 22% 6
#73 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. King University

Bristol, TN

$24,960 2,342 72.2% 70% 50%
#18 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$29,750 2,386 52.7% 72% 52%
#62 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, FL

$26,370 2,458 45.7% 69% 32%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

$41,460 2,459 55.8% 82% 72%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Piedmont College

Demorest, GA

$20,730 2,464 56.5% 74% 52%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Wingate University

Wingate, NC

$25,040 2,648 80.9% 72% 45%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

in-state: $5,316, out-of-state: $14,484 2,650 44.0% 73% 39%
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Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, KY

$22,070 2,677 68.1% 56% 32%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA

$33,565 2,756 67.3% 73% 57%
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Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

in-state: $5,960, out-of-state: $18,162 2,973 66.4% 66% 29%
#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%
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Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

$21,450 3,130 82.2% 63% 8 38%
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Southern Arkansas University

Magnolia, AR

in-state: $7,466, out-of-state: $10,616 3,383 64.6% 61% 34%
#4 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. The Citadel

Charleston, SC

in-state: $12,237, out-of-state: $31,038 3,499 80.4% 82% 66%
#59 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

$19,970 3,531 46.6% 69% 46%
#44 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

$25,532 3,579 95.9% 68% 51%
#16 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

$34,890 3,602 86.1% 80% 62%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

$22,196 3,664 66.7% 67% 8 42%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Marymount University

Arlington, VA

$26,430 3,702 80.3% 70% 50%
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

in-state: $7,284, out-of-state: $13,404 3,771 61.1% 60% 36%
#62 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL

$29,900 3,936 45.3% 61% 37%
#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%
#5 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. Stetson University

DeLand, FL

$38,330 3,961 60.4% 78% 64%
#13 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Union University

Jackson, TN

$26,880 3,996 75.0% 91% 67%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

$10,800 4,008 39.7% 76% 58%
#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%
#44 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

$28,648 4,176 84.6% 75% 38%
#20 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

$26,094 4,254 52.2% 75% 56%
#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%
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

$20,000 4,297 69.0% 61% 45%
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Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

in-state: $6,125, out-of-state: $16,045 4,326 81.0% 67% 43%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

$19,460 4,338 65.2% 67% 45%
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Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

in-state: $5,824, out-of-state: $12,288 4,451 65.7% 65% 8 34%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Louisiana State University—​Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

N/A 4,535 86.3% 66% 27% 6
#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%
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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