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
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

$20,892 74,372 22.8% 77% 46%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. American Public University System

Charles Town, WV

$8,000 58,115 N/A 93% N/A
#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%
#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%
#30 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

in-state: $8,722, out-of-state: $22,248 21,110 92.3% 73% 50%
#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%
#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%
#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%
#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%
#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%
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%
#61 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Arkansas State University

State University, AR

in-state: $7,510, out-of-state: $13,120 13,877 70.6% 70% 39%
#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%
#39 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Marshall University

Huntington, WV

in-state: $6,216, out-of-state: $14,446 13,708 79.8% 71% 45%
#79 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

in-state: $6,068, out-of-state: $25,112 13,471 67.6% 75% 8 46% 6
#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%
#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%
#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%
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

in-state: $7,554, out-of-state: $22,760 11,660 76.3% 68% 38%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

in-state: $7,500, out-of-state: $22,100 11,469 97.4% 73% 52%
#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%
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

in-state: $7,595, out-of-state: $13,340 11,107 90.0% 71% 41%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

in-state: $6,918, out-of-state: $12,888 10,950 88.0% 70% 42%
#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%
#69 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

in-state: $7,158, out-of-state: $23,490 10,597 85.7% 69% 38%

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