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:
$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 has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,915, with a gender distribution of 37.4 percent male students and 62.6 percent female students. At this school, 29 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 71 percent of students live off campus.

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.

Founded in 1830, University of North Alabama is 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.

University of North Carolina--Pembroke is a public institution that was founded in 1887. The school has 43.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina--Pembroke is 15:1.

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 was established in 1965 as a public institution. University of South Florida--St. Petersburg follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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 has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,252, with a gender distribution of 39.8 percent male students and 60.2 percent female students. At this school, 12 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 86 percent of students live off campus.

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

Union College

Barbourville, KY

Founded in 1879, Union College is 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.

University of the Cumberlands is a private institution that was founded in 1888. The school has 57.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of the Cumberlands is 13:1.

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

Virginia State University was established in 1882 as a public institution. Virginia State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,892 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
46,133
Setting:
city
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

A private institution, Liberty University was founded in 1971.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,810 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,594 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,402
Setting:
suburban
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) is located in Marietta, Ga., about 20 minutes northwest of Atlanta. Each year, SPSU hosts on-campus interviews with employers such as G.E. Power Systems and Turner Construction Co.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,832 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,414 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,963
Setting:
rural
#89 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Founded in 1906, University of West Georgia is a public institution. University of West Georgia follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,774 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,356 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,025
Setting:
city
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Columbus State University is a public institution that was founded in 1958. The school has 40.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Columbus State University is 17:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,284 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,404 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,363
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

Henderson State University was established in 1890 as a public institution. Henderson State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,088 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,170 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
7,711
Setting:
city
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

A public institution, McNeese State University was founded in 1939. McNeese State University offers a Greek system, where 5 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 5.9 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,246 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,366 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,312
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,312, with a gender distribution of 32.1 percent male students and 67.9 percent female students. At this school, 18.8 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 81.2 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,586 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,576 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,093
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1875, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public institution. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,720 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,656 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,130
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

Alabama State University, located in Montgomery, was founded in 1867 by freed slaves. Notable alumni from ASU include Fred Gray, the attorney who defended Rosa Parks during the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,918 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,888 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
10,089
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Arkansas Tech University was established in 1909 as a public institution. Arkansas Tech University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,734 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,348 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,731
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Armstrong Atlantic State University was founded in 1935. Armstrong Atlantic State University offers a Greek system, where 4 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 3 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$14,520 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN

Founded in 1842, Bethel University is a private institution. Bethel University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$21,450 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,779
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Charleston Southern University is a private institution that was founded in 1964. The school has 57.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Charleston Southern University is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$20,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,237
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

Cumberland University was established in 1842 as a private institution. Cumberland University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,824 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,288 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,112
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Fairmont State University was founded in 1865. Fairmont State University offers a Greek system, where 2 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 2 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,573 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,369 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,287
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Fayetteville State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,287, with a gender distribution of 30.6 percent male students and 69.4 percent female students. At this school, 29 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 71 percent of students live off campus.

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