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. Bethel College

North Newton, KS

$23,500 472 64.9% 75% 58%
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%
#49 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

$18,506 546 61.3% 64% 45%
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
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
#63 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL

$22,450 625 66.4% 56% 36%
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Sterling College

Sterling, KS

$21,200 653 51.5% 62% 34%
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS

$23,800 745 47.9% 55% 40%
#32 Overall Score: 64 out of 100. Eureka College

Eureka, IL

$20,060 754 84.1% 66% 53%
#50 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS

$22,730 768 85.0% 65% 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%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Union College

Lincoln, NE

$20,470 881 45.0% 69% 50%
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Stephens College

Columbia, MO

$27,954 882 70.0% 67% 56%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND

$18,494 949 56.3% 70% 50%
#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.
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, WI

$13,120 983 73.9% 75% 8 46%
#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%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Defiance College

Defiance, OH

$28,690 1,021 62.3% 62% 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%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Franklin College

Franklin, IN

$27,695 1,053 65.0% 75% 8 60%
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. St. Joseph's College

Rensselaer, IN

$27,350 1,084 61.8% 64% 50%
#15 Overall Score: 78 out of 100. Hastings College

Hastings, NE

$25,520 1,112 69.5% 73% 55%
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Midland University

Fremont, NE

$27,146 1,126 98.0% 61% 8 46%
#24 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. Judson University

Elgin, IL

$27,530 1,127 65.3% 72% 50%
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, MN

$18,514 1,131 68.7% N/A N/A
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Olivet College

Olivet, MI

$23,021 1,147 51.2% 68% 43%
#39 Overall Score: 57 out of 100. Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

$26,650 1,150 62.5% 65% 43%
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

$21,320 1,173 66.7% 67% 50%
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Mount Marty College

Yankton, SD

$22,892 1,178 71.4% 71% 51%
#70 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Rochester College

Rochester Hills, MI

$20,728 1,183 89.4% 61% 8 40% 6
#16 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. Huntington University

Huntington, IN

$24,040 1,189 97.3% 76% 58%
#17 Overall Score: 75 out of 100. Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

$28,000 1,191 73.8% 78% 63%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Bluffton University

Bluffton, OH

$28,504 1,198 58.5% 67% 57%
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
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

$26,764 1,241 73.6% 78% 63%
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
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Crown College

St. Bonifacius, MN

$22,430 1,282 56.2% 72% 50%
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. North Central University

Minneapolis, MN

$19,996 1,297 96.9% 67% 46%
#22 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

$27,920 1,345 64.1% 68% 57%
#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%
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100. Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

$24,210 1,369 82.3% 77% 56%
#10 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

$18,330 1,379 9.5% 86% 62%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

$26,540 1,405 79.1% 78% 66%
#33 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Greenville College

Greenville, IL

$23,612 1,463 73.6% 70% 8 54%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. University of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD

$24,550 1,505 55.5% 69% 48%
#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%
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Adrian College

Adrian, MI

$30,758 1,770 62.7% 71% 59%
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

$26,310 1,810 69.7% 79% 54%

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