Regional University Midwest Rankings
Regional Universities offer a full range of undergrad programs and some master's programs but few doctoral programs. Regional Universities include Villanova University, The Citadel, Butler University, and Gonzaga University.
Founded in 1878, Creighton University is a private institution. Creighton University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Butler University is a private institution that was founded in 1855. The school has 54.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Butler University is 11:1.
Des Moines, IA
Drake University was established in 1881 as a private institution. Drake University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Located in northwest Indiana, Valparaiso University is a private, Lutheran institution at which students are encouraged to volunteer and serve their community. Valparaiso students can get involved through many campus ministries, Division I sports, and the local Popcorn Festival.
Xavier University is a private, Jesuit institution located just across the Kentucky border in Cincinnati. Xavier students have many different clubs and activities to choose from, including, most famously, their men’s basketball team.
Located in Peoria, Ill., Bradley University gives its students many opportunities to participate in both academic and recreational activities. Career and entrepreneurship centers help students learn, and around 250 student organizations help students have fun.
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University is a private, Jesuit school situated in the suburbs of Cleveland. As a Catholic institution, John Carroll offers students opportunities to explore religion through the Ignatian Spirituality Institute and other faith centers.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $7,216 (2012-13)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $12,952 (2012-13)
Truman State University was established in 1867 as a public institution. Truman State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
St. Paul, MN
Hamline University is Minnesota’s oldest college, located minutes away from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Students are guaranteed to graduate in four years, and if they don’t, the school pays for the extra tuition.
The University of Evansville is a liberal arts school situated in southwest Indiana, with a secondary campus in England. Each year, more than half of students study at Evansville’s British campus, Harlaxton College, or in another foreign country.