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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,096 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,096 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,208
Setting:
rural
#77 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

A public institution, Alcorn State University was founded in 1871.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,376 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,464 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,318
Setting:
suburban
#77 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,318, with a gender distribution of 45.2 percent male students and 54.8 percent female students. At this school, 14 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 87 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,068 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$25,112 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
12,155
Setting:
suburban
#79 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Founded in 1991, Florida Gulf Coast University is a public institution. Florida Gulf Coast University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,416 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,336 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
17,915
Setting:
rural
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Troy University

Troy, AL

Troy University is a public institution that was founded in 1887. The school has 55.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Troy University is 19:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,614 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,604 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,082
Setting:
city
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

University of North Alabama was established in 1830 as a public institution. University of North Alabama follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,144 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,351 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,504
Setting:
rural
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

A public institution, University of North Carolina--Pembroke was founded in 1887. University of North Carolina--Pembroke offers a Greek system, where 5.7 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 6 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,716 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,638 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,170
Setting:
city
#80 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

University of South Florida--St. Petersburg has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,170, with a gender distribution of 40.1 percent male students and 59.9 percent female students. 15 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,912 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,816 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,803
Setting:
city
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Albany State University is a historically black school in Albany, Ga. Freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they commute from a nearby home.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,750 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$24,950 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,252
Setting:
suburban
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Auburn University--Montgomery is a public institution that was founded in 1967. The school has 54.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Auburn University--Montgomery is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$21,025 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
781
Setting:
rural
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Union College

Barbourville, KY

Union College was established in 1879 as a private institution. Union College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,864
Setting:
rural
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

A private institution, University of the Cumberlands was founded in 1888.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,784 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,662 (2013-14)
Setting:
suburban
#84 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA

Founded in 1882, Virginia State University is a public institution. Virginia State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

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