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.

Tuition and fees:
$23,950 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
#102 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Avila University

Kansas City, MO

A private institution, Avila University was founded in 1916.

Tuition and fees:
$21,220 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,342
Setting:
suburban
#102 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Fontbonne University

St. Louis, MO

Fontbonne University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,342, with a gender distribution of 32.8 percent male students and 67.2 percent female students.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,988 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,236 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,014
Setting:
rural
#102 Overall Score: 37 out of 100.

Founded in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a public institution. Northwest Missouri State University follows a trimester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,086 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$6,086 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,298
Setting:
city
#105 Overall Score: 35 out of 100.

Minot State University is a public institution that was founded in 1913. The school has 65.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Minot State University is 13:1.

Tuition and fees:
$27,368 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,034
Setting:
suburban
#106 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Lake Erie College

Painesville, OH

Lake Erie College was established in 1856 as a private institution. Lake Erie College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,098 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,054
Setting:
city
#106 Overall Score: 34 out of 100.

Mount Mary University

Milwaukee, WI

A private institution, Mount Mary University was founded in 1913.

Tuition and fees:
$21,242 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#108 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Lakeland College

Plymouth, WI

Founded in 1862, Lakeland College is a private institution. Lakeland College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,816 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,714 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,426
Setting:
city
#108 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Minnesota State University--Moorhead is a public institution that was founded in 1887. The school has 40.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Minnesota State University--Moorhead is 21:1.

Tuition and fees:
$23,650 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,384
Setting:
city
#108 Overall Score: 33 out of 100.

Newman University

Wichita, KS

Newman University was established in 1933 as a private institution. Newman University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$10,938 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Ashford University

Clinton, IA

A proprietary institution, Ashford University was founded in 1918.

Tuition and fees:
$20,100 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Aurora University

Aurora, IL

Founded in 1893, Aurora University is a private institution. Aurora University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,320 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$9,184 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Black Hills State University is a public institution that was founded in 1883.

Tuition and fees:
$15,620 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
867
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Calumet College of St. Joseph was established in 1951 as a private institution. Calumet College of St. Joseph follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,041 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,501 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,618
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Chicago State University was founded in 1867.

Tuition and fees:
$24,168 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,238
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

Cornerstone University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,238, with a gender distribution of 40.3 percent male students and 59.7 percent female students.

Tuition and fees:
$13,192 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
8,882
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, MI

Davenport University trains students for the business, technology, and health sectors. Degrees range from sports marketing to computer gaming and simulation.

Tuition and fees:
$16,156 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
59,484
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

DeVry University

Downers Grove, IL

DeVry University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1931. The student-faculty ratio at DeVry University is 16:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$4,320 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,680 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
11,457
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Fort Hays State University was established in 1902 as a public institution. Fort Hays State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$22,500 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Friends University

Wichita, KS

A private institution, Friends University was founded in 1898.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,739 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,636
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Indiana University Northwest has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,636, with a gender distribution of 33.2 percent male students and 66.8 percent female students. 100 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,104 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,936 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,117
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1964, Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne is a public institution. Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,816 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,860
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Indiana University--South Bend is a public institution that was founded in 1922. The school has 43.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Indiana University--South Bend is 14:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,700 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,778 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,203
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Indiana University Southeast was established in 1941 as a public institution. Indiana University Southeast follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$15,150 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,296
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Lindenwood University

St. Charles, MO

A private institution, Lindenwood University was founded in 1827. Lindenwood University offers a Greek system, where 1 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 1 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$16,340 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,205
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Madonna University

Livonia, MI

Madonna University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,205, with a gender distribution of 28.8 percent male students and 71.2 percent female students. At this school, 7 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 93 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$26,430 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1971, Maharishi University of Management is a private institution. Maharishi University of Management follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,900 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Marygrove College

Detroit, MI

Marygrove College is a private institution that was founded in 1905.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,642 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,227 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Metropolitan State University was established in 1971 as a public institution. Metropolitan State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$21,500 (2012-13)
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A private institution, MidAmerica Nazarene University was founded in 1966.

Tuition and fees:
$21,670 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,850
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Missouri Baptist University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,850, with a gender distribution of 41.4 percent male students and 58.6 percent female students.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,204 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,816 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,140
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), located in Chicago, offers more than 70 bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as academic programs for adult learners. Notable NEIU alumni include Luis V. Gutierrez, the first Latino from the Midwest to be elected to Congress.

Tuition and fees:
$10,600 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,674
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Park University

Parkville, MO

Park University is a private institution that was founded in 1875. The school has 80 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Park University is 11:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,008 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$6,008 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Peru State College was established in 1867 as a public institution. Peru State College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,098 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,885 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,912
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Purdue University--Calumet was founded in 1946.

Tuition and fees:
$26,710 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,022
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Rockford University

Rockford, IL

Rockford University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,022, with a gender distribution of 38.2 percent male students and 61.8 percent female students. At this school, 41 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 59 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,120 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,064 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
9,052
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

Founded in 1963, Saginaw Valley State University is a public institution. Saginaw Valley State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$21,152 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,322
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Siena Heights University is a private institution that was founded in 1919.

Tuition and fees:
$19,150 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Southwest Baptist University was established in 1878 as a private institution. Southwest Baptist University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,280 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$8,280 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,388
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, Southwest Minnesota State University was founded in 1963.

Tuition and fees:
$20,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,728
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Tiffin University

Tiffin, OH

Tiffin University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,728, with a gender distribution of 36.7 percent male students and 63.3 percent female students. At this school, 20 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 80 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$24,530 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,676
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

Founded in 1852, University of Dubuque is a private institution. University of Dubuque follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,598 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,453 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,498
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of Southern Indiana is a public institution that was founded in 1965. The school has 40.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Southern Indiana is 17:1.

Tuition and fees:
$21,980 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
854
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of St. Mary

Leavenworth, KS

University of St. Mary was established in 1923 as a private institution. University of St. Mary follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,645
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

A private institution, Upper Iowa University was founded in 1857. Upper Iowa University offers a Greek system, where 25 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 25 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$22,670 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Viterbo University

La Crosse, WI

Founded in 1890, Viterbo University is a private institution. Viterbo University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,712 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,669 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
12,644
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Youngstown State University is a public school near the border of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Undergraduates have more than 100 majors to choose from.

Tuition and fees:
$14,043 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

American InterContinental University was established as a proprietary institution.

Tuition and fees:
$12,685 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Antioch University

Yellow Springs, OH

Antioch University was founded as a private institution.

Tuition and fees:
$7,800 (2013-14)
Setting:
city
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a private institution. Bellevue University follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Tuition and fees:
$26,934 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
782
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

College of St. Mary is a private institution that was founded in 1923. The school has 75.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at College of St. Mary is 10:1.

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