Regional College Midwest Rankings

Regional College Midwest Methodology

These colleges focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. Regional Colleges include Messiah College, High Point University, Taylor University and the California Maritime Academy.

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
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Adrian College

Adrian, MI

$30,758 1,770 62.7% 71% 59%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Augustana College

Sioux Falls, SD

$28,630 1,839 75.6% 84% 66%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Baker College of Flint 1

Flint, MI

$7,740 N/A 100.0% 4 N/A 15% 6
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

$23,900 2,149 61.0% 78% 58%
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Bethany College 1

Lindsborg, KS

$22,624 N/A 59.7% 4 61% 8 37% 8
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bethel College

Mishawaka, IN

$24,970 1,963 73.4% 80% 62%
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bethel College

North Newton, KS

$23,500 472 64.9% 75% 58%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Bismarck State College 1

Bismarck, ND

in-state: $3,325, out-of-state: $7,820 N/A N/A N/A N/A
#49 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

$18,506 546 61.3% 64% 45%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH

$28,504 1,198 58.5% 67% 57%
#39 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

$26,650 1,150 62.5% 65% 43%
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, IA

$29,448 971 71.2% 71% 51%
#5 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

$26,420 3,380 75.4% 85% 72%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Central Christian College 1

McPherson, KS

$19,050 N/A N/A 65% 8 35% 6
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

$21,320 1,173 66.7% 67% 50%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

in-state: $4,710, out-of-state: $11,930 2,152 36.7% 50% 27%
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Chadron State College 1

Chadron, NE

in-state: $5,600, out-of-state: $9,860 N/A N/A 67% 8 43% 8
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Chancellor University 1

Seven Hills, OH

$11,550 N/A 100.0% 45% 8 8% 6
#17 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

$28,000 1,191 73.8% 78% 63%
#10 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

$18,330 1,379 9.5% 86% 62%
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Concordia University 1

Ann Arbor, MI

$22,464 N/A 55.8% 4 60% 8 44% 6
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Crown College

St. Bonifacius, MN

$22,430 1,282 56.2% 72% 50%
#34 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Culver-​Stockton College

Canton, MO

$23,300 769 61.5% 66% 51%
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, SD

$22,700 835 73.3% 67% 8 42%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Defiance College

Defiance, OH

$28,690 1,021 62.3% 62% 50%

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