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
#25 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

$35,920 5,231 61.5% 80% 57%
#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%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Hamline University

St. Paul, MN

$35,108 4,683 70.0% 80% 63%
#34 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

$26,780 6,539 55.9% 80% 59%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Maharishi University of Management 1

Fairfield, IA

$26,430 N/A 41.1% 4 80% 8 50% 6
#33 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

$31,612 4,144 78.3% 80% 65%
#21 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Webster University

St. Louis, MO

$23,700 18,609 59.1% 80% 64%
#11 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL

$32,920 3,298 68.1% 80% 74%
#13 Overall Score: 69 out of 100. North Central College

Naperville, IL

$32,613 3,042 60.2% 80% 68%
#38 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

$27,950 2,345 51.6% 79% 56%
#36 Overall Score: 56 out of 100. Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

in-state: $11,144, out-of-state: $28,124 10,417 64.6% 79% 60%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

$26,050 3,033 67.3% 79% 49%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. William Woods University 1

Fulton, MO

$19,850 N/A 80.0% 4 79% 8 48% 6
#42 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Whitewater

Whitewater, WI

in-state: $7,578, out-of-state: $15,151 12,028 73.0% 79% 58%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI

$25,150 7,751 70.2% 78% 59%
#21 Overall Score: 65 out of 100. Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, WI

$34,020 2,564 57.0% 78% 56%
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. St. Ambrose University

Davenport, IA

$26,740 3,671 73.2% 78% 63%
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

$25,580 936 84.3% 77% 55%
#38 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

$27,724 3,571 78.2% 77% 59%
#51 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Concordia University

Seward, NE

$24,750 2,091 76.1% 77% 64%
#65 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Winona State University

Winona, MN

in-state: $8,930, out-of-state: $14,590 8,884 61.7% 77% 53%
#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%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. University of Mary 1

Bismarck, ND

$14,730 N/A 75.2% 4 76% 8 52% 6
#17 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. Otterbein University

Westerville, OH

$31,424 2,984 75.5% 76% 59%
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

$24,168 2,858 71.2% 76% 44%

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