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:
$27,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,074
Setting:
rural
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100.

St. Joseph's College

Rensselaer, IN

St. Joseph's College was established in 1889 as a private institution. St. Joseph's College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,210 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,346
Setting:
suburban
#28 Overall Score: 67 out of 100.

Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, IL

A private institution, Trinity Christian College was founded in 1959.

Tuition and fees:
$23,900 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,086
Setting:
rural
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100.

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS

Benedictine College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,086, with a gender distribution of 46.7 percent male students and 53.3 percent female students. At this school, 85 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 15 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$27,954 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
673
Setting:
city
#30 Overall Score: 65 out of 100.

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

Founded in 1833, Stephens College is a private institution. Stephens College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,060 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
754
Setting:
rural
#32 Overall Score: 64 out of 100.

Eureka College

Eureka, IL

Eureka College is a private institution that was founded in 1855. The school has 68.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Eureka College is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$23,612 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,224
Setting:
rural
#33 Overall Score: 61 out of 100.

Greenville College

Greenville, IL

Greenville College was established in 1892 as a private institution. Greenville College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
769
Setting:
rural
#34 Overall Score: 60 out of 100.

A private institution, Culver-Stockton College was founded in 1853. Culver-Stockton College offers a Greek system, where 38 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 36 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$28,850 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,943
Setting:
rural
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100.

Trine University

Angola, IN

Trine University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,943, with a gender distribution of 63.5 percent male students and 36.5 percent female students. At this school, 69 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 31 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$18,494 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
943
Setting:
city
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100.

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND

Founded in 1884, University of Jamestown is a private institution. University of Jamestown follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,550 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,194
Setting:
city
#35 Overall Score: 59 out of 100.

University of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD

University of Sioux Falls is a private institution that was founded in 1883. The school has 60.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Sioux Falls is 15:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,452 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,452 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,764
Setting:
rural
#38 Overall Score: 58 out of 100.

University of Minnesota--Crookston was established in 1966 as a public institution. University of Minnesota--Crookston follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$26,650 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,030
Setting:
city
#39 Overall Score: 57 out of 100.

Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

A private institution, Briar Cliff University was founded in 1930.

Tuition and fees:
$21,320 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,173
Setting:
rural
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Central Methodist University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,173, with a gender distribution of 49.4 percent male students and 50.6 percent female students. At this school, 85 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 15 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$28,690 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
932
Setting:
city
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Defiance College

Defiance, OH

Founded in 1850, Defiance College is a private institution. Defiance College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$11,770 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#40 Overall Score: 56 out of 100.

Martin Luther College

New Ulm, MN

Martin Luther College is a private institution.

Tuition and fees:
$22,891 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

McPherson College

McPherson, KS

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

Tuition and fees:
$22,892 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,036
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Mount Marty College

Yankton, SD

A private institution, Mount Marty College was founded in 1936.

Tuition and fees:
$20,470 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
795
Setting:
suburban
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Union College

Lincoln, NE

Union College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 795, with a gender distribution of 41.1 percent male students and 58.9 percent female students. At this school, 62 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 38 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,516 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,596 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,214
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Founded in 1890, Valley City State University is a public institution. Valley City State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$27,970 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#43 Overall Score: 55 out of 100.

Wilmington College

Wilmington, OH

Wilmington College is a private institution that was founded in 1870.

Tuition and fees:
$23,970 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,530
Setting:
rural
#48 Overall Score: 54 out of 100.

Grace College and Seminary

Winona Lake, IN

Grace College and Seminary was established in 1948 as a private institution. Grace College and Seminary follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,506 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
546
Setting:
rural
#49 Overall Score: 53 out of 100.

Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

A private institution, Blackburn College was founded in 1837.

Tuition and fees:
$22,730 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
760
Setting:
rural
#50 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS

Tabor College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 760, with a gender distribution of 52 percent male students and 48 percent female students. At this school, 84 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 16 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$19,920 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,879
Setting:
city
#51 Overall Score: 50 out of 100.

Evangel University

Springfield, MO

Founded in 1955, Evangel University is a private institution. Evangel University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,464 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Concordia University

Ann Arbor, MI

Concordia University is a private institution that was founded in 1962.

Tuition and fees:
$22,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
758
Setting:
urban
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Dakota Wesleyan University was established as a private institution. Dakota Wesleyan University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,021 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,116
Setting:
rural
#52 Overall Score: 49 out of 100.

Olivet College

Olivet, MI

A private institution, Olivet College was founded in 1844.

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