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. Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

$6,070 41,369 N/A 82% 23% 6
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. Amberton University 1

Garland, TX

$7,050 N/A N/A N/A N/A
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

in-state: $6,969, out-of-state: $7,869 7,909 69.4% 64% 43%
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%
#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%
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
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Houston—​Clear Lake

Houston, TX

in-state: $6,514, out-of-state: $10,010 8,153 N/A N/A N/A
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Langston University 1

Langston, OK

in-state: $4,255, out-of-state: $10,741 1,742 63.2% 4 53% 8 24% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK

in-state: $5,054, out-of-state: $10,987 2,294 72.0% 63% 34%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Western International University

Tempe, AZ

$11,040 2,926 N/A 28% 8 3% 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%
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%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. National University 1

La Jolla, CA

$11,796 N/A N/A N/A 37% 6
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.
Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX

in-state: $4,764, out-of-state: $12,276 2,700 97.4% 4 N/A 24%
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%
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
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Durant, OK

in-state: $5,060, out-of-state: $12,795 4,120 74.9% 56% 30%
#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%
#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%
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.
Texas A&M University—​Texarkana

Texarkana, TX

in-state: $5,328, out-of-state: $13,752 1,995 34.5% 44% 8 N/A
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%
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
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
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%
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%
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
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%
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%
#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%
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
#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%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Heritage University 1

Toppenish, WA

$16,515 N/A N/A N/A 14% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
University of Houston—​Victoria 1

Victoria, TX

in-state: $6,116, out-of-state: $16,646 N/A 40.6% 4 54% 8 N/A
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

in-state: $7,402, out-of-state: $16,702 8,336 41.4% 68% 34%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. University of Texas—​Pan American

Edinburg, TX

in-state: $6,134, out-of-state: $16,892 19,302 62.2% 74% 39%
#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%
#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%
#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. 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. University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

in-state: $6,776, out-of-state: $17,308 4,021 86.4% 62% 37%
#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%
#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.
Adams State University 1

Alamosa, CO

in-state: $6,448, out-of-state: $17,416 N/A 63.7% 4 54% 8 27% 6
#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%
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%

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