Regional College Midwest Rankings
These colleges focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. Regional Colleges include Cooper Union, Florida Southern College, Ohio Northern University, and Carroll College.
Founded in 1846, Taylor University is a private institution. Taylor University follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Located in the residential town of Ada, Ohio Northern University is a private school with small classes and many student organizations. Examples of ONU clubs include several fraternities and sororities and a committee that plans events for the rest of the student body.
Sioux Falls, SD
Located in the city of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, Augustana College is a private, Evangelical school that offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and about 12 pre-professional programs. Outside the classroom, Augustana students can get involved in Division II sports, more than 60 clubs, and a community service organization.
A private institution, Marietta College was founded in 1797. Marietta College offers a Greek system, where 30.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 13.0 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is a private school with a strong emphasis on Christianity. Students can explore their faiths through gospel and ministry teams, mission trips, daily chapels, and a Christian-rock campus radio station.
Sioux Center, IA
Founded in 1955, Dordt College is a private institution. Dordt College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.
Orange City, IA
A private, Christian school in Orange City, Iowa, Northwestern College offers its students opportunities on campus, in the surrounding cities, and abroad. Northwestern students can study in Oman or Romania and pay the on-campus tuition price, or they can stay in town and participate in one of the many student clubs and events.
Millikin University was established in 1901 as a private institution. Millikin University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.
Storm Lake, IA
A private institution, Buena Vista University was founded in 1891.
Point Lookout, MO
At College of the Ozarks, a private school in Missouri, students work on campus to pay for their tuition. C of O students, almost all of whom show financial need, work 15 hours a week, and the money they earn helps cover their degree.