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
#24 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

in-state: $5,714, out-of-state: $17,073 2,105 31.1% 72% 49%
#42 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma City, OK

$18,800 2,271 44.7% 74% 49%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village, NV

$28,483 925 69.3% 66% 49%
#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%
#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%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Jones International University

Centennial, CO

$12,720 3,196 N/A N/A 48% 6
#33 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

$28,240 3,711 80.0% 77% 48%
#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%
#39 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Hardin-​Simmons University

Abilene, TX

$23,460 2,301 53.7% 67% 47%
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA

$31,206 2,001 74.8% 74% 47%
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

in-state: $6,450, out-of-state: $17,610 30,500 63.8% 78% 47%
#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%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

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

Belton, TX

$25,300 3,287 93.2% 63% 46%
#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%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Concordia University

Portland, OR

$26,650 3,111 53.8% 70% 8 45%
#88 Overall Score: 25 out of 100. La Sierra University

Riverside, CA

$29,103 2,393 48.5% 75% 45%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

$28,932 1,065 72.6% 64% 45%
#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%
#63 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX

$27,930 2,589 35.1% 68% 44%
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%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. Stephen F. Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX

in-state: $8,371, out-of-state: $19,491 12,999 55.6% 64% 43%

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