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
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Kendall College

Chicago, IL

$24,246 1,812 99.2% 56% 44%
#48 Overall Score: 54 out of 100. Grace College and Seminary

Winona Lake, IN

$23,970 1,821 90.9% 81% 58%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Augustana College

Sioux Falls, SD

$28,630 1,839 75.6% 84% 66%
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. University of Northwestern—​St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

$28,020 1,920 58.7% 78% 68%
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Trine University

Angola, IN

$28,850 1,948 71.6% 73% 53%
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Bethel College

Mishawaka, IN

$24,970 1,963 73.4% 80% 62%
#51 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Evangel University

Springfield, MO

$19,920 2,079 66.6% 72% 8 49% 6
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Notre Dame College of Ohio

Cleveland, OH

$26,344 2,129 88.1% 66% 8 36%
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

$23,900 2,149 61.0% 78% 58%
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Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

in-state: $4,710, out-of-state: $11,930 2,152 36.7% 50% 27%
#22 Overall Score: 70 out of 100. Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

$25,990 2,224 62.6% 72% 59%
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

$22,708 2,232 92.3% 69% 49%
#6 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH

$27,380 2,253 72.3% 75% 65%
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. Millikin University

Decatur, IL

$28,644 2,347 55.5% 78% 55%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Taylor University

Upland, IN

$28,753 2,358 83.6% 87% 77%
#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
#25 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Marian University

Indianapolis, IN

$28,400 2,580 54.6% 72% 59%
#38 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. University of Minnesota—​Crookston

Crookston, MN

$11,452 2,764 72.6% 70% 47%
#5 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

$26,420 3,380 75.4% 85% 72%
#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%
#2 Overall Score: 94 out of 100. Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH

$36,720 3,557 80.5% 85% 67%
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Indiana University—​Kokomo

Kokomo, IN

in-state: $6,675, out-of-state: $17,778 3,719 70.4% 62% 22%
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Indiana University East

Richmond, IN

in-state: $6,639, out-of-state: $17,778 4,186 59.7% 64% 25%
#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
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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%
#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. Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN

in-state: $4,882, out-of-state: $11,542 17,530 N/A N/A N/A
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
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Bethany College 1

Lindsborg, KS

$22,624 N/A 59.7% 4 61% 8 37% 8
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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Central Christian College 1

McPherson, KS

$19,050 N/A N/A 65% 8 35% 6
#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
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Chancellor University 1

Seven Hills, OH

$11,550 N/A 100.0% 45% 8 8% 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
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Dickinson State University 1

Dickinson, ND

in-state: $5,848, out-of-state: $8,200 N/A 66.4% 4 68% 8 31% 6
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Donnelly College 1

Kansas City, KS

$6,612 N/A N/A N/A N/A
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Finlandia University 1

Hancock, MI

$20,480 N/A 66.4% 4 48% 8 37% 6
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Grace Bible College 1

Grand Rapids, MI

$12,424 N/A 80.9% 4 60% 8 35% 6
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Grace University 1

Omaha, NE

$17,366 N/A 57.0% 4 82% 8 36% 6
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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
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Herzing University 1

Madison, WI

$11,150 N/A 99.6% 4 47% 8 38% 6
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Iowa Wesleyan College 1

Mount Pleasant, IA

$24,300 N/A 64.3% 4 42% 8 30% 6
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Kuyper College 1

Grand Rapids, MI

$17,950 N/A 54.9% 4 73% 8 43% 6
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Martin Luther College 1

New Ulm, MN

$11,770 N/A 97.3% 84% 8 72% 6
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. McPherson College 1

McPherson, KS

$22,891 N/A 86.2% 4 65% 8 46% 6
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Missouri Valley College 1

Marshall, MO

$17,900 N/A 49.9% 4 50% 8 30% 6
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Ohio Christian University 1

Circleville, OH

$17,350 N/A 63.2% 4 53% 8 45% 6
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Ottawa University 1

Ottawa, KS

$23,000 N/A 94.8% 4 54% 8 41% 8
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Presentation College 1

Aberdeen, SD

$16,205 N/A 75.0% 4 67% 8 45% 6
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

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