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
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, SD

$22,700 835 73.3% 67% 8 42%
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Presentation College 1

Aberdeen, SD

$16,205 N/A 75.0% 4 67% 8 45% 6
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH

$28,504 1,198 58.5% 67% 57%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

$21,320 1,173 66.7% 67% 50%
#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. Notre Dame College of Ohio

Cleveland, OH

$26,344 2,129 88.1% 66% 8 36%
#32 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Eureka College

Eureka, IL

$20,060 754 84.1% 66% 53%
#34 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Culver-​Stockton College

Canton, MO

$23,300 769 61.5% 66% 51%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Central Christian College 1

McPherson, KS

$19,050 N/A N/A 65% 8 35% 6
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. McPherson College 1

McPherson, KS

$22,891 N/A 86.2% 4 65% 8 46% 6
#39 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

$26,650 1,150 62.5% 65% 43%
#50 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS

$22,730 768 85.0% 65% 50%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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York College

York, NE

$15,600 472 56.5% 64% 8 26%
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Indiana University East

Richmond, IN

in-state: $6,639, out-of-state: $17,778 4,186 59.7% 64% 25%
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. St. Joseph's College

Rensselaer, IN

$27,350 1,084 61.8% 64% 50%
#49 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

$18,506 546 61.3% 64% 45%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Defiance College

Defiance, OH

$28,690 1,021 62.3% 62% 50%
#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%
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Sterling College

Sterling, KS

$21,200 653 51.5% 62% 34%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Indiana University—​Kokomo

Kokomo, IN

in-state: $6,675, out-of-state: $17,778 3,719 70.4% 62% 22%
#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
#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. Bethany College 1

Lindsborg, KS

$22,624 N/A 59.7% 4 61% 8 37% 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%
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Midland University

Fremont, NE

$27,146 1,126 98.0% 61% 8 46%
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Concordia University 1

Ann Arbor, MI

$22,464 N/A 55.8% 4 60% 8 44% 6
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Grace Bible College 1

Grand Rapids, MI

$12,424 N/A 80.9% 4 60% 8 35% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Silver Lake College 1

Manitowoc, WI

$22,470 N/A 59.7% 4 60% 8 42% 6
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William Penn University 1

Oskaloosa, IA

$23,210 N/A 62.4% 4 60% 8 27% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Hannibal-​LaGrange University

Hannibal, MO

$17,920 1,254 67.1% 58% 44% 6
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Purdue University—​North Central

Westville, IN

in-state: $7,045, out-of-state: $16,769 6,048 72.1% 56% 18%
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%
#63 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL

$22,450 625 66.4% 56% 36%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Urbana University 1

Urbana, OH

$21,566 N/A 64.4% 4 56% 8 31% 6
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS

$23,800 745 47.9% 55% 40%
#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%
#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.
Lincoln College

Lincoln, IL

$17,500 1,232 74.2% 4 53% 8 N/A
#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.
Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

in-state: $4,710, out-of-state: $11,930 2,152 36.7% 50% 27%
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.
Missouri Valley College 1

Marshall, MO

$17,900 N/A 49.9% 4 50% 8 30% 6
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.
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Herzing University 1

Madison, WI

$11,150 N/A 99.6% 4 47% 8 38% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Chancellor University 1

Seven Hills, OH

$11,550 N/A 100.0% 45% 8 8% 6
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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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
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.
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Waldorf College 1

Forest City, IA

$19,820 N/A 56.7% 4 37% 8 43% 6
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
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

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