Regional University Midwest Rankings

Regional University Midwest Methodology

Regional Universities offer a full range of undergrad programs and some master's programs but few doctoral programs. Regional Universities include Providence College, Elon University, Creighton University and Santa Clara University.

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

U.S. News rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#72 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Wayne State College

Wayne, NE

in-state: $5,574, out-of-state: $9,774 3,555 100.0% 68% 53%
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MidAmerica Nazarene University 1

Olathe, KS

$21,500 N/A 97.8% 4 75% 8 51% 6
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

in-state: $6,863, out-of-state: $12,195 11,729 97.2% 72% 46%
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Metropolitan State University 1

St. Paul, MN

in-state: $6,642, out-of-state: $13,227 N/A 96.7% 4 64% 8 23% 6
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Washburn University

Topeka, KS

in-state: $5,774, out-of-state: $12,926 7,204 95.5% 65% 34%
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Davenport University

Grand Rapids, MI

$13,192 11,304 94.8% 67% 8 23% 6
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Black Hills State University 1

Spearfish, SD

in-state: $7,320, out-of-state: $9,184 N/A 94.2% 4 62% 8 29% 6
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

$8,330 5,017 93.4% 70% 46%
#21 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

$31,760 5,326 93.1% 85% 72%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Quincy University

Quincy, IL

$25,834 1,632 91.4% 72% 56%
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Ashford University 1

Clinton, IA

$10,938 N/A 90.0% 4 42% 8 28% 6
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

in-state: $7,472, out-of-state: $15,114 16,457 89.7% 71% 8 49%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Dakota State University

Madison, SD

in-state: $8,286, out-of-state: $10,286 3,110 88.8% 64% 42%
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Southwest Baptist University 1

Bolivar, MO

$19,150 N/A 88.2% 4 62% 8 48% 6
#102 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

in-state: $7,988, out-of-state: $14,236 6,831 88.2% 68% 8 52%
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Southwestern College

Winfield, KS

$23,886 1,637 87.9% 64% 51%
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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

in-state: $7,712, out-of-state: $13,669 13,799 86.7% 69% 33%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. University of Nebraska—​Kearney

Kearney, NE

in-state: $6,521, out-of-state: $12,349 7,199 85.3% 80% 56%
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Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

in-state: $8,120, out-of-state: $19,064 10,552 85.3% 70% 8 39%
#38 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$24,660 5,484 84.4% 74% 54%
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

$25,580 936 84.3% 77% 55%
#108 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Minnesota State University—​Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

in-state: $7,816, out-of-state: $14,714 6,904 83.6% 67% 45%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

in-state: $6,908, out-of-state: $13,388 20,629 83.3% 75% 55% 6
#8 Overall Score: 77 out of 100. Drury University

Springfield, MO

$22,665 2,060 82.5% 83% 65%
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Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

in-state: $7,104, out-of-state: $16,936 13,771 82.1% 61% 22%
#108 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Lakeland College 1

Plymouth, WI

$21,242 N/A 82.1% 4 68% 8 43% 8
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

$23,231 2,522 82.0% 71% 39%
#42 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

in-state: $9,666, out-of-state: $20,610 14,055 81.9% 71% 52%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI

in-state: $10,454, out-of-state: $15,114 24,654 81.6% 83% 8 62% 8
#7 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

$34,480 3,583 81.5% 86% 75%
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Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

in-state: $4,320, out-of-state: $13,680 13,310 81.0% 68% 8 42%
#42 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

$28,970 4,384 80.8% 72% 54%
#57 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Stout

Menomonie, WI

in-state: $8,944, out-of-state: $16,690 9,247 80.3% 72% 52%
#9 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

$30,596 2,757 80.1% 82% 68%
#72 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Platteville

Platteville, WI

in-state: $7,457, out-of-state: $15,030 8,442 80.0% 75% 8 51%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. William Woods University 1

Fulton, MO

$19,850 N/A 80.0% 4 79% 8 48% 6
#51 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

$29,890 4,512 79.9% 73% 57%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of Central Missouri 1

Warrensburg, MO

in-state: $7,265, out-of-state: $13,659 N/A 79.9% 4 72% 8 49% 6
#6 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

$33,480 4,078 79.6% 83% 74%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

in-state: $5,846, out-of-state: $16,071 7,289 79.3% 72% 48%
#20 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

$31,290 2,808 78.5% 83% 67%
#33 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

$31,612 4,144 78.3% 80% 65%
#38 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

$27,724 3,571 78.2% 77% 59%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$34,330 7,736 78.2% 89% 75%
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Indiana University Southeast

New Albany, IN

in-state: $6,700, out-of-state: $17,778 6,904 77.9% 62% 27%
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Viterbo University 1

La Crosse, WI

$22,670 N/A 77.9% 4 71% 8 50% 6
#42 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. University of Minnesota—​Duluth

Duluth, MN

in-state: $12,815, out-of-state: $16,480 11,491 77.7% 77% 54%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Walsh University

North Canton, OH

$25,840 2,864 77.7% 74% 64%
#13 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

in-state: $7,685, out-of-state: $17,181 12,273 77.5% 82% 66%
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University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

$24,530 2,013 77.3% 69% 36%

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