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
#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%
#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%
#49 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

$18,506 546 61.3% 64% 45%
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Ohio Christian University 1

Circleville, OH

$17,350 N/A 63.2% 4 53% 8 45% 6
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
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Concordia University 1

Ann Arbor, MI

$22,464 N/A 55.8% 4 60% 8 44% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Hannibal-​LaGrange University

Hannibal, MO

$17,920 1,254 67.1% 58% 44% 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%
#39 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

$26,650 1,150 62.5% 65% 43%
#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
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Kuyper College 1

Grand Rapids, MI

$17,950 N/A 54.9% 4 73% 8 43% 6
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Olivet College

Olivet, MI

$23,021 1,147 51.2% 68% 43%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Waldorf College 1

Forest City, IA

$19,820 N/A 56.7% 4 37% 8 43% 6
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, SD

$22,700 835 73.3% 67% 8 42%
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. University of Northwestern Ohio 1

Lima, OH

$9,275 N/A N/A N/A 42% 6
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Ottawa University 1

Ottawa, KS

$23,000 N/A 94.8% 4 54% 8 41% 8
#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%
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS

$23,800 745 47.9% 55% 40%
#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.
Herzing University 1

Madison, WI

$11,150 N/A 99.6% 4 47% 8 38% 6
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Bethany College 1

Lindsborg, KS

$22,624 N/A 59.7% 4 61% 8 37% 8
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Finlandia University 1

Hancock, MI

$20,480 N/A 66.4% 4 48% 8 37% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Grace University 1

Omaha, NE

$17,366 N/A 57.0% 4 82% 8 36% 6
#63 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL

$22,450 625 66.4% 56% 36%
#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%
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Notre Dame College of Ohio

Cleveland, OH

$26,344 2,129 88.1% 66% 8 36%
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
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
#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
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Sterling College

Sterling, KS

$21,200 653 51.5% 62% 34%
#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.
Dickinson State University 1

Dickinson, ND

in-state: $5,848, out-of-state: $8,200 N/A 66.4% 4 68% 8 31% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Urbana University 1

Urbana, OH

$21,566 N/A 64.4% 4 56% 8 31% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Iowa Wesleyan College 1

Mount Pleasant, IA

$24,300 N/A 64.3% 4 42% 8 30% 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%
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
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

$13,250 549 N/A N/A 29% 6
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%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
William Penn University 1

Oskaloosa, IA

$23,210 N/A 62.4% 4 60% 8 27% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
York College

York, NE

$15,600 472 56.5% 64% 8 26%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Indiana University East

Richmond, IN

in-state: $6,639, out-of-state: $17,778 4,186 59.7% 64% 25%
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
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%
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. 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.
Harris-​Stowe State University 1

St. Louis, MO

in-state: $5,110, out-of-state: $9,648 N/A N/A 45% 8 14% 6

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