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
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Elon University

Elon, NC

$30,149 6,029 51.7% 90% 83%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

$41,460 2,459 55.8% 82% 72%
#3 Overall Score: 90 out of 100. Samford University

Birmingham, AL

$26,328 4,758 75.5% 85% 71%
#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%
#5 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. Stetson University

DeLand, FL

$38,330 3,961 60.4% 78% 64%
#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%
#7 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Belmont University

Nashville, TN

$27,380 6,665 84.1% 81% 67%
#8 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Mercer University

Macon, GA

$33,120 8,329 63.1% 83% 63%
#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%
#9 Overall Score: 79 out of 100. Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$36,610 4,933 65.6% 78% 58%

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