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
#5 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. Bradley University

Peoria, IL

$29,664 5,451 63.3% 87% 78%
#28 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Franciscan University of Steubenville

Steubenville, OH

$23,160 2,735 76.1% 86% 78%
#4 Overall Score: 89 out of 100. Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH

$32,070 6,650 67.7% 83% 78%
#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100. Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$34,330 7,736 78.2% 89% 75%
#7 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

$34,480 3,583 81.5% 86% 75%
#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100. Drake University

Des Moines, IA

$30,880 5,270 65.9% 88% 74%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL

$32,920 3,298 68.1% 80% 74%
#10 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

in-state: $7,368, out-of-state: $13,240 6,237 73.7% 87% 74%
#6 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

$33,480 4,078 79.6% 83% 74%
#2 Overall Score: 96 out of 100. Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

$34,368 4,771 65.9% 89% 73%
#21 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

$31,760 5,326 93.1% 85% 72%
#17 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN

$23,628 3,094 66.3% 75% 71%
#26 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

in-state: $8,769, out-of-state: $16,342 10,227 71.0% 86% 71%
#17 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Baldwin Wallace University

Berea, OH

$27,840 4,173 70.0% 83% 68%
#13 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. North Central College

Naperville, IL

$32,613 3,042 60.2% 80% 68%
#9 Overall Score: 76 out of 100. University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

$30,596 2,757 80.1% 82% 68%
#20 Overall Score: 66 out of 100. Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

$31,290 2,808 78.5% 83% 67%
#13 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. Dominican University

River Forest, IL

$28,690 3,589 57.1% 81% 66%
#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%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

in-state: $8,709, out-of-state: $16,282 11,046 76.3% 83% 66%
#33 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

$31,612 4,144 78.3% 80% 65%
#8 Overall Score: 77 out of 100. Drury University

Springfield, MO

$22,665 2,060 82.5% 83% 65%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Oakland City University

Oakland City, IN

$18,600 2,519 47.9% 75% 65%
#51 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Concordia University

Seward, NE

$24,750 2,091 76.1% 77% 64%
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Walsh University

North Canton, OH

$25,840 2,864 77.7% 74% 64%

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