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.

Tuition and fees:
$29,448 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
913
Setting:
rural
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100.

Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, IA

Buena Vista University was established in 1891 as a private institution. Buena Vista University follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$28,880 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,483
Setting:
city
#11 Overall Score: 82 out of 100.

Loras College

Dubuque, IA

A private institution, Loras College was founded in 1839.

Tuition and fees:
$28,644 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,264
Setting:
city
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100.

Millikin University

Decatur, IL

Millikin University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,264, with a gender distribution of 40.9 percent male students and 59.1 percent female students. At this school, 61 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 39 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$28,020 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,739
Setting:
suburban
#13 Overall Score: 80 out of 100.

Founded in 1902, University of Northwestern--St. Paul is a private institution. University of Northwestern--St. Paul follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,520 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,077
Setting:
suburban
#15 Overall Score: 78 out of 100.

Hastings College

Hastings, NE

Hastings College is a private institution that was founded in 1882. The school has 68.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Hastings College is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$24,040 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,134
Setting:
city
#16 Overall Score: 76 out of 100.

Huntington University

Huntington, IN

Located just 30 miles from Fort Wayne, Ind., Huntington University is a private, Christian school where students are encouraged to volunteer. Students can serve locally or in Africa, Asia, and Latin America through the Global Vision mission group.

Tuition and fees:
$28,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
967
Setting:
city
#17 Overall Score: 75 out of 100.

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

A private institution, Clarke University was founded in 1843.

Tuition and fees:
$27,672 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
864
Setting:
rural
#18 Overall Score: 73 out of 100.

St. Mary-of-the-Woods College

St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

St. Mary-of-the-Woods College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 864, with a gender distribution of 4.7 percent male students and 95.3 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$30,758 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,767
Setting:
city
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100.

Adrian College

Adrian, MI

Founded in 1859, Adrian College is a private institution. Adrian College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,970 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,801
Setting:
city
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100.

Bethel College

Mishawaka, IN

Bethel College is a private institution that was founded in 1947. The school has 73.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Bethel College is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$23,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
472
Setting:
city
#19 Overall Score: 71 out of 100.

Bethel College

North Newton, KS

Bethel College was established in 1887 as a private institution. Bethel College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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