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

Evangel University

Springfield, MO

Evangel University was established in 1955 as 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

A private institution, Concordia University 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 has a total undergraduate enrollment of 758, with a gender distribution of 45.6 percent male students and 54.4 percent female students. At this school, 45 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55 percent of students live off campus.

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

Olivet College

Olivet, MI

Founded in 1844, Olivet College is a private institution. Olivet College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,708 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,195
Setting:
city
#55 Overall Score: 48 out of 100.

Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

Grand View University is a private institution that was founded in 1896. The school has 65.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Grand View University is 14:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,563 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,563 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,967
Setting:
city
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Northern State University was established in 1901 as a public institution. Northern State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$23,000 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#56 Overall Score: 47 out of 100.

Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS

A private institution, Ottawa University was founded in 1865.

Tuition and fees:
$22,430 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,101
Setting:
rural
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Crown College

St. Bonifacius, MN

Crown College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,101, with a gender distribution of 44.9 percent male students and 55.1 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$23,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
711
Setting:
city
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Founded in 1886, Kansas Wesleyan University is a private institution. Kansas Wesleyan University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,353 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$8,675 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
990
Setting:
rural
#58 Overall Score: 45 out of 100.

Mayville State University is a public institution that was founded in 1889. The school has 72 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Mayville State University is 14:1.

Tuition and fees:
$18,514 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,131
Setting:
urban
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Dunwoody College of Technology was established in 1914 as a private institution. Dunwoody College of Technology follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$21,200 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
653
Setting:
rural
#61 Overall Score: 44 out of 100.

Sterling College

Sterling, KS

A private institution, Sterling College was founded in 1887.

Tuition and fees:
$22,450 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
625
Setting:
city
#63 Overall Score: 43 out of 100.

MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL

MacMurray College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 625, with a gender distribution of 39.7 percent male students and 60.3 percent female students. At this school, 44 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 56 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$22,624 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Bethany College

Lindsborg, KS

Founded in 1881, Bethany College is a private institution. Bethany College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,376 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$10,225 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,351
Setting:
suburban
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Missouri Southern State University is a public institution that was founded in 1937. The school has 55.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Missouri Southern State University is 18:1.

Tuition and fees:
$26,344 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,848
Setting:
suburban
#64 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Notre Dame College of Ohio was established in 1922 as a private institution. Notre Dame College of Ohio follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,600 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,860 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Chadron State College

Chadron, NE

A public institution, Chadron State College was founded in 1911.

Tuition and fees:
$27,146 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,097
Setting:
suburban
#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Midland University

Fremont, NE

Midland University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,097, with a gender distribution of 48.2 percent male students and 51.8 percent female students. At this school, 51 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,960 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,880 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,523
Setting:
rural
#69 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Founded in 1946, Lake Superior State University is a public institution. Lake Superior State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,728 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,164
Setting:
suburban
#70 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Rochester College

Rochester Hills, MI

Rochester College is a private institution that was founded in 1959. The school has 84.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Rochester College is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$17,950 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Kuyper College

Grand Rapids, MI

Kuyper College was established in 1939 as a private institution. Kuyper College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,497 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,489 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,885
Setting:
city
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

A public institution, Missouri Western State University was founded in 1969.

Tuition and fees:
$19,996 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,297
Setting:
urban
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

North Central University

Minneapolis, MN

North Central University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,297, with a gender distribution of 45.4 percent male students and 54.6 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$17,350 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
#71 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Ohio Christian University

Circleville, OH

Ohio Christian University is a private institution. Ohio Christian University admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,050 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Central Christian College is a private institution that was founded in 1884.

In-state tuition and fees:
$4,710 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,930 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,116
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

Central State University was established in 1887 as a public institution. Central State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

Tuition and fees:
$11,550 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Chancellor University

Seven Hills, OH

A private institution, Chancellor University was founded in 1848.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,848 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$8,200 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1918, Dickinson State University is a public institution. Dickinson State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$20,480 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Finlandia University

Hancock, MI

Finlandia University is a private institution that was founded in 1896.

Tuition and fees:
$12,424 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Grace Bible College

Grand Rapids, MI

Grace Bible College was established in 1945 as a private institution. Grace Bible College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$17,366 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Grace University

Omaha, NE

A private institution, Grace University was founded in 1943.

Tuition and fees:
$17,920 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,215
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Hannibal-LaGrange University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,215, with a gender distribution of 40.7 percent male students and 59.3 percent female students. At this school, 42 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 58 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,110 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,648 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1857, Harris-Stowe State University is a public institution. Harris-Stowe State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$11,150 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Herzing University

Madison, WI

Herzing University is a proprietary institution.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,639 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,052
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Indiana University East was established in 1971 as a public institution. Indiana University East follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,675 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,581
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Indiana University--Kokomo was founded in 1945.

Tuition and fees:
$24,300 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA

Founded in 1842, Iowa Wesleyan College is a private institution. Iowa Wesleyan College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,246 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,812
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Kendall College

Chicago, IL

Kendall College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1934. The school has 60.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Kendall College is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$17,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,232
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Lincoln College

Lincoln, IL

Lincoln College was established in 1865 as a private institution. Lincoln College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$13,120 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
887
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A private institution, Maranatha Baptist Bible College was founded in 1968.

Tuition and fees:
$17,900 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private institution. Missouri Valley College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$16,205 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Presentation College

Aberdeen, SD

Presentation College is a private institution.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,045 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,769 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
5,982
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Purdue University--North Central was established in 1946 as a public institution. Purdue University--North Central follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,470 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Silver Lake College

Manitowoc, WI

A private institution, Silver Lake College was founded in 1935.

Tuition and fees:
$21,566 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Urbana University

Urbana, OH

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

Tuition and fees:
$19,820 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Waldorf College

Forest City, IA

Waldorf College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1903.

Tuition and fees:
$13,250 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
534
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

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

Tuition and fees:
$23,210 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA

A private institution, William Penn University was founded in 1873.

Tuition and fees:
$15,600 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
472
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

York College

York, NE

York College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 472, with a gender distribution of 54.7 percent male students and 45.3 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$7,740 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Founded in 1911, Baker College of Flint is a private institution. Baker College of Flint follows a quarter-based academic calendar.

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