A-plus Schools for B Students

Regional Universities (Midwest)

A-plus Schools for B Students Methodology

If you're a good student with less than stellar test scores or a so-so GPA, these are the schools for you. These colleges, which have strong ratings in the 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, accept a significant number of students with nonstratospheric transcripts.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

U.S. News rank School Selectivity Fall 2012 acceptance rate SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#57 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI

selective 69.1% 21-26
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

selective 84.3% 21-26
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of Findlay

Findlay, OH

selective 68.3% 20-26 3
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI

selective 70.2% 20-25 3
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

selective 83.3% 21-26

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