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
#51 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Concordia University

Seward, NE

$24,750 2,091 76.1% 77% 64%
#51 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

$29,890 4,512 79.9% 73% 57%
#53 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Heidelberg University

Tiffin, OH

$26,180 1,253 71.0% 62% 53%
#53 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI

$28,948 4,154 43.7% 75% 45%
#53 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. North Park University

Chicago, IL

$23,290 3,141 42.5% 71% 56%
#53 Overall Score: 50 out of 100. Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, OH

$26,760 1,496 58.1% 68% 53%
#57 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI

$26,460 2,093 69.1% 75% 52%
#57 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Muskingum University

New Concord, OH

$23,806 2,304 77.0% 70% 50%
#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%
#60 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. College of Mount St. Joseph

Cincinnati, OH

$25,800 2,294 69.8% 72% 58%
#60 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI

$23,400 4,125 70.5% 74% 52%
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

$25,580 936 84.3% 77% 55%
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

in-state: $10,466, out-of-state: $15,607 14,533 70.9% 72% 56%
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. University of Findlay

Findlay, OH

$29,798 4,955 68.3% 76% 51%
#65 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Green Bay

Green Bay, WI

in-state: $7,676, out-of-state: $15,249 6,790 64.0% 74% 51%
#65 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

in-state: $7,360, out-of-state: $14,934 13,413 68.5% 76% 52%
#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%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

$23,231 2,522 82.0% 71% 39%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI

$25,150 7,751 70.2% 78% 59%
#68 Overall Score: 45 out of 100. McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

$26,050 3,033 67.3% 79% 49%
#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
#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%
#72 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​River Falls

River Falls, WI

in-state: $7,721, out-of-state: $15,294 6,455 74.5% 73% 54% 6
#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%
#75 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Minnesota State University—​Mankato

Mankato, MN

in-state: $7,531, out-of-state: $15,010 15,441 66.2% 75% 55%
#76 Overall Score: 42 out of 100. Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

in-state: $8,912, out-of-state: $13,930 9,098 67.8% 72% 47%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

in-state: $9,161, out-of-state: $24,592 23,502 65.1% 75% 37%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH

$23,690 2,267 73.3% 74% 54%
#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%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Quincy University

Quincy, IL

$25,834 1,632 91.4% 72% 56%
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100. Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

$26,500 6,343 75.2% 58% 8 44%
#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%
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, IL

$27,788 5,454 55.4% 67% 49%
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Southwestern College

Winfield, KS

$23,886 1,637 87.9% 64% 51%
#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%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Marian University

Fond du Lac, WI

$24,720 2,306 77.0% 71% 8 51%
#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%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. University of Mary 1

Bismarck, ND

$14,730 N/A 75.2% 4 76% 8 52% 6
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. University of St. Francis

Fort Wayne, IN

$24,440 2,329 51.0% 72% 50%
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. William Woods University 1

Fulton, MO

$19,850 N/A 80.0% 4 79% 8 48% 6
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

$8,330 5,017 93.4% 70% 46%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Concordia University—​St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

$19,700 3,013 65.4% 69% 46%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

in-state: $5,614, out-of-state: $17,388 5,867 72.3% 70% 42%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Graceland University

Lamoni, IA

$23,530 2,222 47.9% 68% 50%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Oakland City University

Oakland City, IN

$18,600 2,519 47.9% 75% 65%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Ohio Dominican University

Columbus, OH

$28,104 2,663 66.1% 63% 8 41%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Robert Morris University

Chicago, IL

$22,800 3,802 27.9% 51% 48% 8
#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
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

in-state: $9,844, out-of-state: $18,796 8,289 73.8% 72% 36%
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. University of Wisconsin—​Superior

Superior, WI

in-state: $7,946, out-of-state: $15,519 2,700 76.0% 70% 35%

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