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
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

$26,240 6,326 65.8% 73% 51%
#27 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

$14,868 5,070 58.1% 72% 62%
#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%
#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%
#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%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA

$33,565 2,756 67.3% 73% 57%
#32 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Radford University

Radford, VA

in-state: $9,026, out-of-state: $20,745 9,573 76.4% 76% 60%
#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%
#35 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Freed-​Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

$20,468 1,904 43.7% 72% 54%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA

$28,610 1,804 54.0% 66% 50%
#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%
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

$10,800 4,008 39.7% 76% 58%
#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%
#39 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

in-state: $6,479, out-of-state: $16,076 9,608 37.7% 74% 48%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

$25,830 4,882 54.7% 71% 48%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Thomas More College

Crestview Hills, KY

$27,220 1,761 88.3% 68% 49%
#41 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Wingate University

Wingate, NC

$25,040 2,648 80.9% 72% 45%
#44 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

$25,532 3,579 95.9% 68% 51%
#44 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

$28,648 4,176 84.6% 75% 38%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Columbia College

Columbia, SC

$26,800 1,263 62.5% 60% 8 48%
#46 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Marymount University

Arlington, VA

$26,430 3,702 80.3% 70% 50%
#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%
#49 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

$23,350 822 30.3% 69% 45%
#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%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Lee University

Cleveland, TN

$13,750 4,954 89.1% 72% 49%
#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%
#51 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Piedmont College

Demorest, GA

$20,730 2,464 56.5% 74% 52%
#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%

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