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
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

in-state: $4,000, out-of-state: $6,383 3,738 100.0% 49% 20% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

in-state: $5,488, out-of-state: $14,614 13,636 100.0% 57% 19%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Weber State University

Ogden, UT

in-state: $4,768, out-of-state: $12,866 26,532 100.0% 73% 45%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

in-state: $4,040, out-of-state: $13,424 3,820 100.0% 4 52% 8 18% 6
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%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Southern Nazarene University

Bethany, OK

$21,174 2,184 99.0% 4 64% 8 40%
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX

in-state: $4,764, out-of-state: $12,276 2,700 97.4% 4 N/A 24%
#88 Overall Score: 25 out of 100. Montana State University—​Billings

Billings, MT

in-state: $5,745, out-of-state: $17,092 5,081 96.9% 57% 33%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

$15,430 1,824 96.6% 56% 36%
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%
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%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

$24,790 8,442 94.1% 74% 47%
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. University of Mary Hardin-​Baylor

Belton, TX

$25,300 3,287 93.2% 63% 46%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, TX

$18,740 2,135 92.9% 64% 43%
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR

in-state: $7,863, out-of-state: $20,238 6,307 92.1% 69% 32%
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.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, OK

in-state: $5,175, out-of-state: $11,535 5,106 90.9% 64% 35%
#27 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Regis University

Denver, CO

$32,424 10,683 90.4% 85% 59%
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%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR

in-state: $7,818, out-of-state: $20,934 6,187 88.4% 70% 8 46%
#13 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. University of Dallas

Irving, TX

$33,010 2,576 87.6% 81% 69%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

$20,090 2,144 87.4% 69% 36%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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. 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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