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
#90 Overall Score: 24 out of 100. University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

in-state: $6,776, out-of-state: $17,308 4,021 86.4% 62% 37%
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. St. John's College 1

Santa Fe, NM

$45,004 N/A 86.3% 4 72% 8 54% 6
#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%
#20 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

$37,024 3,416 84.6% 79% 63%
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
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Naropa University

Boulder, CO

$28,780 1,019 82.8% 62% 41% 6
#49 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. St. Martin's University

Lacey, WA

$29,834 1,823 82.3% 73% 54%
#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. Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

in-state: $7,234, out-of-state: $18,394 9,021 81.9% 80% 59%
#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%
#33 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

$28,240 3,711 80.0% 77% 48%
#53 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA

in-state: $7,138, out-of-state: $18,298 8,116 79.7% 73% 42%
#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%
#22 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA

in-state: $8,862, out-of-state: $19,752 14,833 79.7% 85% 67%
#66 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. University of Texas—​Tyler

Tyler, TX

in-state: $7,222, out-of-state: $17,752 6,858 79.5% 64% 41%
#14 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

$33,813 4,095 79.5% 86% 72%
#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%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK

in-state: $5,092, out-of-state: $12,767 17,211 78.9% 66% 39%
#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%
#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.
Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

in-state: $5,522, out-of-state: $13,946 10,279 76.2% 67% 40%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Northeastern State University

Tahlequah, OK

in-state: $4,858, out-of-state: $11,608 8,757 75.7% 64% 30%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. University of Alaska—​Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

in-state: $6,806, out-of-state: $19,766 18,107 75.6% 72% 26%
#24 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. George Fox University

Newberg, OR

$31,120 3,484 75.5% 81% 64%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, TX

in-state: $7,238, out-of-state: $9,188 5,916 75.3% 71% 41%

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