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
#19 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

$28,350 4,367 45.5% 74% 59%
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Adams State University 1

Alamosa, CO

in-state: $6,448, out-of-state: $17,416 N/A 63.7% 4 54% 8 27% 6
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

$29,880 654 62.2% 71% 52%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Amberton University 1

Garland, TX

$7,050 N/A N/A N/A N/A
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

in-state: $7,493, out-of-state: $18,023 6,886 90.2% 61% 31%
#65 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. Boise State University

Boise, ID

in-state: $5,884, out-of-state: $17,323 22,674 85.4% 70% 29%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Brandman University

Irvine, CA

$15,240 6,785 N/A N/A N/A
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

$28,122 6,031 73.3% 76% 59%
#18 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA

$35,720 4,205 47.3% 83% 60%
#9 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. California Polytechnic State University—​San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

in-state: $8,997, out-of-state: $20,157 18,679 31.3% 92% 73%
#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%
#90 Overall Score: 24 out of 100. California State University—​Bakersfield 1

Bakersfield, CA

in-state: $6,709, out-of-state: $18,367 N/A 67.0% 4 71% 8 41% 6
#66 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. California State University—​Channel Islands 1

Camarillo, CA

in-state: $6,216, out-of-state: $17,874 N/A 53.8% 4 79% 8 53% 6
#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%
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
California State University—​Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

in-state: $6,095, out-of-state: $15,023 13,933 87.0% 74% 28%
#90 Overall Score: 24 out of 100. California State University—​East Bay

Hayward, CA

in-state: $6,927, out-of-state: $16,119 13,851 58.3% 74% 41%
#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%
#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%
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
California State University—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

in-state: $6,335, out-of-state: $15,263 21,755 67.5% 80% 37%
#66 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. California State University—​Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA

in-state: $5,963, out-of-state: $17,123 5,609 44.4% 77% 37%
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. California State University—​Northridge

Northridge, CA

in-state: $6,296, out-of-state: $17,716 36,164 46.2% 74% 48%
#66 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. California State University—​Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

in-state: $6,602, out-of-state: $17,762 28,539 69.7% 81% 41%
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. California State University—​San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

in-state: $6,549, out-of-state: $15,477 18,234 58.3% 86% 46%
#70 Overall Score: 30 out of 100. California State University—​San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

in-state: $7,064, out-of-state: $20,824 10,363 61.9% 78% 8 47%
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. California State University—​Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

in-state: $6,664, out-of-state: $17,824 8,882 72.2% 85% 49%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Cameron University

Lawton, OK

in-state: $5,055, out-of-state: $12,495 6,115 99.6% 56% 19%
#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%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

$20,090 2,144 87.4% 69% 36%
#7 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Chapman University

Orange, CA

$43,554 7,566 43.6% 91% 72%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. City University of Seattle 1

Seattle, WA

$14,440 N/A N/A N/A 21% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Colorado Christian University 1

Lakewood, CO

$23,870 N/A 83.4% 4 72% 8 42% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Colorado State University—​Pueblo

Pueblo, CO

in-state: $7,327, out-of-state: $17,649 6,806 94.3% 64% 34%
#63 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Concordia University

Irvine, CA

$29,630 3,519 69.5% 75% 52%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Concordia University

Portland, OR

$26,650 3,111 53.8% 70% 8 45%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Concordia University Texas

Austin, TX

$25,880 2,584 94.6% 55% 35%
#49 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

$22,350 5,622 41.3% 73% 54%
#31 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

$40,600 2,207 76.5% 82% 57%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
East Central University 1

Ada, OK

in-state: $4,957, out-of-state: $11,953 N/A 91.9% 4 65% 8 32% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Eastern New Mexico University 1

Portales, NM

in-state: $4,350, out-of-state: $9,861 N/A 62.9% 4 64% 8 26% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR

in-state: $7,238, out-of-state: $15,720 4,208 67.0% 69% 32% 6
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA

in-state: $8,302, out-of-state: $19,584 12,587 79.7% 74% 46%
#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%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA

$25,716 3,768 82.1% 76% 72%
#24 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. George Fox University

Newberg, OR

$31,120 3,484 75.5% 81% 64%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Golden Gate University

San Francisco, CA

$14,400 3,493 N/A N/A N/A
#4 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

$35,062 7,781 66.5% 92% 81%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

$18,600 48,650 41.3% 41% 8 34% 8
#39 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Hardin-​Simmons University

Abilene, TX

$23,460 2,301 53.7% 67% 47%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

$20,180 7,463 72.2% 69% 40%

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