Regional University West Rankings

Regional University West 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: 51 out of 100. Evergreen State College

Olympia, WA

in-state: $8,395, out-of-state: $19,561 4,509 98.4% 72% 54%
#27 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. LeTourneau University

Longview, TX

$25,740 2,843 43.4% 75% 61%
#27 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Regis University

Denver, CO

$32,424 10,683 90.4% 85% 59%
#27 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. St. Mary's University of San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

$25,126 3,988 54.9% 75% 53%
#31 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

$40,600 2,207 76.5% 82% 57%
#32 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. California State University—​Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

in-state: $6,240, out-of-state: $17,400 36,279 30.9% 88% 57%
#33 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. California State Polytechnic University—​Pomona

Pomona, CA

in-state: $6,118, out-of-state: $17,278 22,156 52.2% 89% 51%
#33 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

$28,240 3,711 80.0% 77% 48%
#35 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. California State University—​Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

in-state: $6,182, out-of-state: $17,342 37,677 45.8% 84% 51%
#36 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. California State University—​Fresno

Fresno, CA

in-state: $6,286, out-of-state: $9,742 22,565 58.2% 84% 48%
#36 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

in-state: $9,373, out-of-state: $13,244 30,448 63.5% 84% 47%
#38 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Walla Walla University

College Place, WA

$24,900 1,940 74.4% 79% 53%
#39 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Hardin-​Simmons University

Abilene, TX

$23,460 2,301 53.7% 67% 47%
#39 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID

$25,190 2,499 67.2% 74% 55%
#39 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, TX

$20,840 3,204 55.1% 64% 36%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

$28,122 6,031 73.3% 76% 59%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

in-state: $8,906, out-of-state: $20,066 16,470 79.2% 85% 56%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA

$25,716 3,768 82.1% 76% 72%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma City, OK

$18,800 2,271 44.7% 74% 49%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

in-state: $7,234, out-of-state: $18,394 9,021 81.9% 80% 59%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

in-state: $8,658, out-of-state: $18,576 10,257 92.4% 68% 46%
#48 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Woodbury University

Burbank, CA

$33,150 1,771 65.4% 78% 59%
#49 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

$22,350 5,622 41.3% 73% 54%
#49 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. St. Martin's University

Lacey, WA

$29,834 1,823 82.3% 73% 54%
#51 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

in-state: $8,976, out-of-state: $20,502 11,268 80.2% 76% 53%
#51 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

in-state: $9,151, out-of-state: $19,771 34,225 76.6% 79% 54%

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