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
#69 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

in-state: $9,960, out-of-state: $14,880 2,531 89.7% 69% 32% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Lincoln College

Lincoln, IL

$17,500 1,232 74.2% 4 53% 8 N/A
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Loras College

Dubuque, IA

$28,880 1,523 67.9% 76% 62%
#63 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL

$22,450 625 66.4% 56% 36%
#22 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

$27,920 1,345 64.1% 68% 57%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, WI

$13,120 983 73.9% 75% 8 46%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Marian University

Indianapolis, IN

$28,400 2,580 54.6% 72% 59%
#4 Overall Score: 89 out of 100. Marietta College

Marietta, OH

$32,265 1,622 67.6% 78% 63%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Martin Luther College 1

New Ulm, MN

$11,770 N/A 97.3% 84% 8 72% 6
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Mayville State University

Mayville, ND

in-state: $6,353, out-of-state: $8,675 1,020 59.8% 54% 36%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. McPherson College 1

McPherson, KS

$22,891 N/A 86.2% 4 65% 8 46% 6
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Midland University

Fremont, NE

$27,146 1,126 98.0% 61% 8 46%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Midstate College

Peoria, IL

$15,225 592 53.3% 50% 8 25% 6
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. Millikin University

Decatur, IL

$28,644 2,347 55.5% 78% 55%
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO

in-state: $5,376, out-of-state: $10,225 5,417 96.2% 62% 34% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Missouri Valley College 1

Marshall, MO

$17,900 N/A 49.9% 4 50% 8 30% 6
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, MO

in-state: $6,497, out-of-state: $12,489 6,056 100.0% 62% 30%
#22 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

$25,990 2,224 62.6% 72% 59%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mount Marty College

Yankton, SD

$22,892 1,178 71.4% 71% 51%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

$26,310 1,810 69.7% 79% 54%
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. North Central University

Minneapolis, MN

$19,996 1,297 96.9% 67% 46%
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD

in-state: $7,563, out-of-state: $9,563 3,449 89.8% 69% 46%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

$26,764 1,241 73.6% 78% 63%
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Notre Dame College of Ohio

Cleveland, OH

$26,344 2,129 88.1% 66% 8 36%
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Ohio Christian University 1

Circleville, OH

$17,350 N/A 63.2% 4 53% 8 45% 6
#2 Overall Score: 94 out of 100. Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH

$36,720 3,557 80.5% 85% 67%
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Olivet College

Olivet, MI

$23,021 1,147 51.2% 68% 43%
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Ottawa University 1

Ottawa, KS

$23,000 N/A 94.8% 4 54% 8 41% 8
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Presentation College 1

Aberdeen, SD

$16,205 N/A 75.0% 4 67% 8 45% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Purdue University—​North Central

Westville, IN

in-state: $7,045, out-of-state: $16,769 6,048 72.1% 56% 18%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Ranken Technical College 1

Saint Louis, MO

$14,134 N/A N/A N/A 30% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Robert B. Miller College 1

Battle Creek, MI

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
#70 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Rochester College

Rochester Hills, MI

$20,728 1,183 89.4% 61% 8 40% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Silver Lake College 1

Manitowoc, WI

$22,470 N/A 59.7% 4 60% 8 42% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. St. Augustine College 1

Chicago, IL

$8,760 N/A N/A N/A N/A
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. St. Joseph's College

Rensselaer, IN

$27,350 1,084 61.8% 64% 50%
#18 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. St. Mary-​of-​the-​Woods College

St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

$27,672 1,030 63.7% 72% 62%
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Stephens College

Columbia, MO

$27,954 882 70.0% 67% 56%
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Sterling College

Sterling, KS

$21,200 653 51.5% 62% 34%
#50 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS

$22,730 768 85.0% 65% 50%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Taylor University

Upland, IN

$28,753 2,358 83.6% 87% 77%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Trine University

Angola, IN

$28,850 1,948 71.6% 73% 53%
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

$24,210 1,369 82.3% 77% 56%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Union College

Lincoln, NE

$20,470 881 45.0% 69% 50%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Cincinnati—​UC Blue Ash College 1

Cincinnati, OH

in-state: $5,890, out-of-state: $14,516 N/A N/A N/A N/A
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND

$18,494 949 56.3% 70% 50%
#38 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. University of Minnesota—​Crookston

Crookston, MN

$11,452 2,764 72.6% 70% 47%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH

$27,380 2,253 72.3% 75% 65%
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Northwestern Ohio 1

Lima, OH

$9,275 N/A N/A N/A 42% 6
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. University of Northwestern—​St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

$28,020 1,920 58.7% 78% 68%

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