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 Providence College, Elon University, Creighton University and Santa Clara University.
Creighton University is a private institution that was founded in 1878. The school has 46.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Creighton University is 12:1.
Butler University was established in 1855 as a private institution. Butler University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Des Moines, IA
A private institution, Drake University was founded in 1881. Drake University offers a Greek system, where 27 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 28 percent is involved in a fraternity.
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.
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.
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.
A private institution, Drury University was founded in 1873. Drury University offers a Greek system, where 28 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 22 percent is involved in a fraternity.
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.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $7,368 (2013-14)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $13,240 (2013-14)
Founded in 1867, Truman State University is a public institution. Truman State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.