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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,138 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,298 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,597
Setting:
rural
#53 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Located in northwest California, Humboldt State University is home to more than 20 research institutes, including the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC), where students look for clean, renewable energy options. Humboldt State also has an impressive oceanography research institute, which may have been helpful to an HSU alumnus who studied marine resource planning, Stephen Hillenburg, when he created the ocean-themed, animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Tuition and fees:
$22,438 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,782
Setting:
urban
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

Oral Roberts University is a Christian institution in Tulsa, Okla. The school offers a variety of worship sessions on campus and mission trips away from Tulsa.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,450 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,610 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
26,449
Setting:
urban
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University is an urban school that emphasizes its commitment to diversity. Though there is not enough on-campus housing for any student, SFSU is close to public transportation stops that make commuting convenient.
 

Tuition and fees:
$25,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,926
Setting:
city
#54 Overall Score: 36 out of 100.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,926, with a gender distribution of 38.9 percent male students and 61.1 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,549 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,477 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
15,885
Setting:
city
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Founded in 1962, California State University--San Bernardino is a public institution. California State University--San Bernardino follows a quarter-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,664 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,824 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,621
Setting:
city
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

California State University--Stanislaus is a public institution that was founded in 1957. The school has 19.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at California State University--Stanislaus is 21:1.

Tuition and fees:
$45,004 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
#57 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

St. John's College

Santa Fe, NM

St. John's College was established in 1696 as a private institution. St. John's College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,296 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,716 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
31,119
Setting:
urban
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

A public institution, California State University--Northridge was founded in 1958.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,302 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,584 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
11,360
Setting:
rural
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Eastern Washington University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,360, with a gender distribution of 44.9 percent male students and 55.1 percent female students. 20 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing.

Tuition and fees:
$31,206 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,183
Setting:
suburban
#60 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Founded in 1851, Notre Dame de Namur University is a private institution. Notre Dame de Namur University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

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