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
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
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
#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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Herzing University 1

Madison, WI

$11,150 N/A 99.6% 4 47% 8 38% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Kendall College

Chicago, IL

$24,246 1,812 99.2% 56% 44%
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Midland University

Fremont, NE

$27,146 1,126 98.0% 61% 8 46%
#16 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. Huntington University

Huntington, IN

$24,040 1,189 97.3% 76% 58%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Martin Luther College 1

New Ulm, MN

$11,770 N/A 97.3% 84% 8 72% 6
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. North Central University

Minneapolis, MN

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

Ottawa, KS

$23,000 N/A 94.8% 4 54% 8 41% 8
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

$22,708 2,232 92.3% 69% 49%
#48 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Grace College and Seminary

Winona Lake, IN

$23,970 1,821 90.9% 81% 58%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Wilmington College 1

Wilmington, OH

$27,970 N/A 90.7% 4 68% 8 48% 6
#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%
#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
#70 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Rochester College

Rochester Hills, MI

$20,728 1,183 89.4% 61% 8 40% 6
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Notre Dame College of Ohio

Cleveland, OH

$26,344 2,129 88.1% 66% 8 36%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. McPherson College 1

McPherson, KS

$22,891 N/A 86.2% 4 65% 8 46% 6
#50 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS

$22,730 768 85.0% 65% 50%
#32 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Eureka College

Eureka, IL

$20,060 754 84.1% 66% 53%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Taylor University

Upland, IN

$28,753 2,358 83.6% 87% 77%
#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. Valley City State University

Valley City, ND

in-state: $6,516, out-of-state: $14,596 1,362 81.2% 61% 41%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Grace Bible College 1

Grand Rapids, MI

$12,424 N/A 80.9% 4 60% 8 35% 6
#2 Overall Score: 94 out of 100. Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH

$36,720 3,557 80.5% 85% 67%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

$26,540 1,405 79.1% 78% 66%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Augustana College

Sioux Falls, SD

$28,630 1,839 75.6% 84% 66%
#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.
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.
Lincoln College

Lincoln, IL

$17,500 1,232 74.2% 4 53% 8 N/A
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%
#17 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

$28,000 1,191 73.8% 78% 63%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

$26,764 1,241 73.6% 78% 63%
#33 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Greenville College

Greenville, IL

$23,612 1,463 73.6% 70% 8 54%
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bethel College

Mishawaka, IN

$24,970 1,963 73.4% 80% 62%
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, SD

$22,700 835 73.3% 67% 8 42%
#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%
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%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Trine University

Angola, IN

$28,850 1,948 71.6% 73% 53%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mount Marty College

Yankton, SD

$22,892 1,178 71.4% 71% 51%
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, IA

$29,448 971 71.2% 71% 51%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Indiana University—​Kokomo

Kokomo, IN

in-state: $6,675, out-of-state: $17,778 3,719 70.4% 62% 22%
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Stephens College

Columbia, MO

$27,954 882 70.0% 67% 56%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

$26,310 1,810 69.7% 79% 54%
#15 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Hastings College

Hastings, NE

$25,520 1,112 69.5% 73% 55%
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, MN

$18,514 1,131 68.7% N/A N/A
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Loras College

Dubuque, IA

$28,880 1,523 67.9% 76% 62%
#4 Overall Score: 89 out of 100. Marietta College

Marietta, OH

$32,265 1,622 67.6% 78% 63%

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