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
#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%
#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%
#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%
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

$22,438 3,335 52.1% 80% 51%
#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%
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. University of Mary Hardin-​Baylor

Belton, TX

$25,300 3,287 93.2% 63% 46%
#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%
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. California State University—​Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

in-state: $6,664, out-of-state: $17,824 8,882 72.2% 85% 49%
#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
#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%
#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%
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100. Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA

$31,206 2,001 74.8% 74% 47%
#63 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Concordia University

Irvine, CA

$29,630 3,519 69.5% 75% 52%
#63 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX

$27,930 2,589 35.1% 68% 44%
#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%
#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
#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%
#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%
#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%
#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%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

$20,180 7,463 72.2% 69% 40%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

in-state: $5,924, out-of-state: $17,902 8,297 57.3% 64% 36%
#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%
#71 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

$24,790 8,442 94.1% 74% 47%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. Holy Names University

Oakland, CA

$33,020 1,353 51.1% 72% 39%
#75 Overall Score: 28 out of 100. Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

$28,932 1,065 72.6% 64% 45%
#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%
#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%
#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%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

$29,880 654 62.2% 71% 52%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

$20,090 2,144 87.4% 69% 36%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Concordia University

Portland, OR

$26,650 3,111 53.8% 70% 8 45%
#80 Overall Score: 27 out of 100. Southern Nazarene University

Bethany, OK

$21,174 2,184 99.0% 4 64% 8 40%
#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%
#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. West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

in-state: $6,969, out-of-state: $7,869 7,909 69.4% 64% 43%
#87 Overall Score: 26 out of 100. Texas A&M International University

Laredo, TX

in-state: $7,142, out-of-state: $17,762 7,213 47.7% 71% 39%
#88 Overall Score: 25 out of 100. La Sierra University

Riverside, CA

$29,103 2,393 48.5% 75% 45%
#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%
#90 Overall Score: 24 out of 100. California State University—​Bakersfield 1

Bakersfield, CA

in-state: $6,709, out-of-state: $18,367 N/A 67.0% 4 71% 8 41% 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%
#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%
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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
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%
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%
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.
Cameron University

Lawton, OK

in-state: $5,055, out-of-state: $12,495 6,115 99.6% 56% 19%
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
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%
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%

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