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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,912 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,930 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,451
Setting:
city
#76 Overall Score: 42 out of 100.

Northern Michigan University is a state school located near the southern shore of Lake Superior. Upon paying tuition, each student receives a laptop.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,161 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$24,592 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
18,914
Setting:
city
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Located about 40 miles west of Detroit, Eastern Michigan University offers more than 200 majors, including graduate programs in business, education, and health. Students can join more than 300 campus organizations, play Division I sports, and participate in events such as the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

Tuition and fees:
$23,690 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,756
Setting:
rural
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private institution that was founded in 1968. The school has 70.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Mount Vernon Nazarene University is 13:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,846 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,071 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,166
Setting:
rural
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Pittsburg State University was established in 1903 as a public institution. Pittsburg State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,834 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,226
Setting:
city
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Quincy University

Quincy, IL

A private institution, Quincy University was founded in 1860. Quincy University offers a Greek system, where 8 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 6 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$26,500 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,795
Setting:
urban
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

Roosevelt University, located on campuses in Chicago and Schaumburg, Ill., is a private school that encourages its students to get involved with social justice. Part of Roosevelt’s mission is not only to educate but to also shape students to be socially conscious community leaders.
 

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,774 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,926 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,389
Setting:
city
#77 Overall Score: 41 out of 100.

Washburn University

Topeka, KS

Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a public institution. Washburn University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$27,788 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,515
Setting:
suburban
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, IL

Concordia University Chicago is a private institution that was founded in 1864. The school has 65.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Concordia University Chicago is 19:1.

Tuition and fees:
$23,886 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,304
Setting:
rural
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

Southwestern College

Winfield, KS

Southwestern College was established in 1885 as a private institution. Southwestern College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,472 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,114 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
14,787
Setting:
city
#83 Overall Score: 40 out of 100.

A public institution, St. Cloud State University was founded in 1869. St. Cloud State University offers a Greek system, where 5 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 5 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,286 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$10,286 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,872
Setting:
rural
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Dakota State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,872, with a gender distribution of 49.4 percent male students and 50.6 percent female students. At this school, 32.6 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67.4 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$24,720 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,798
Setting:
city
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Marian University

Fond du Lac, WI

Founded in 1936, Marian University is a private institution. Marian University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,863 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$12,195 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
10,541
Setting:
suburban
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Southeast Missouri State University is a public institution that was founded in 1873. The school has 37.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Southeast Missouri State University is 22:1.

Tuition and fees:
$14,730 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

University of Mary

Bismarck, ND

University of Mary was established in 1959 as a private institution. University of Mary follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$24,440 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,978
Setting:
city
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

University of St. Francis

Fort Wayne, IN

A private institution, University of St. Francis was founded in 1890.

Tuition and fees:
$19,850 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100.

Founded in 1870, William Woods University is a private institution. William Woods University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,330 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$8,330 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,744
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Bemidji State University is a public institution that was founded in 1919. The school has 46.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Bemidji State University is 21:1.

Tuition and fees:
$19,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,824
Setting:
urban
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Concordia University--St. Paul was established in 1893 as a private institution. Concordia University--St. Paul follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,614 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,388 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,773
Setting:
city
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

A public institution, Emporia State University was founded in 1863. Emporia State University offers a Greek system, where 10 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 15 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$23,530 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,495
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Graceland University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,495, with a gender distribution of 42.1 percent male students and 57.9 percent female students. At this school, 69 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 31 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$18,600 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,301
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Oakland City University

Oakland City, IN

Founded in 1885, Oakland City University is a private institution. Oakland City University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$28,104 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,127
Setting:
urban
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Ohio Dominican University is a private institution that was founded in 1911. The school has 54.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Ohio Dominican University is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$22,800 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,230
Setting:
urban
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Robert Morris University was established in 1913 as a private institution. Robert Morris University follows a other-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,265 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,659 (2013-14)
Setting:
rural
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

A public institution, University of Central Missouri was founded in 1871.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,844 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,796 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,984
Setting:
city
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

University of Michigan--Flint has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,984, with a gender distribution of 39.2 percent male students and 60.8 percent female students. At this school, 4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 96 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,946 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,519 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,550
Setting:
city
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100.

Founded in 1893, University of Wisconsin--Superior is a public institution. University of Wisconsin--Superior follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

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