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
#15 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA

$34,740 3,473 73.6% 82% 69%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

$6,070 41,369 N/A 82% 23% 6
#24 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. George Fox University

Newberg, OR

$31,120 3,484 75.5% 81% 64%
#15 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

$33,720 5,095 62.8% 81% 69%
#13 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. University of Dallas

Irving, TX

$33,010 2,576 87.6% 81% 69%
#20 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Mount St. Mary's College

Los Angeles, CA

$33,852 3,146 71.2% 81% 61%
#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%
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%
#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%
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

$22,438 3,335 52.1% 80% 51%
#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
#38 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Walla Walla University

College Place, WA

$24,900 1,940 74.4% 79% 53%
#20 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

$37,024 3,416 84.6% 79% 63%
#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%
#5 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Mills College

Oakland, CA

$41,494 1,533 62.7% 78% 63%
#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%
#22 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Westminster College

Salt Lake City, UT

$29,500 3,301 69.5% 78% 57%
#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%
#48 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Woodbury University

Burbank, CA

$33,150 1,771 65.4% 78% 59%
#24 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

$29,426 3,300 74.8% 77% 56%
#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%
#33 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

$28,240 3,711 80.0% 77% 48%
#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%
#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. California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

$28,122 6,031 73.3% 76% 59%

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