These colleges, including Taylor University,  Marietta College and more focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines.  These colleges and universities are Midwest Regional colleges are rankings

More Regional colleges ranking by region: North, South, Midwest, and West.

Rank University City, State Fall 2009 Acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2009)
1 Taylor University Upland, IN 83% 85.80% 77.50% 24-31
2 Marietta College Marietta, OH 76% 74.20% 60.00% 21-27
3 Dordt College Sioux Center, IA 84% 80.80% 63.00% 22-27
3 Ohio Northern University Ada, OH 76% 82.80% 66.00% 23-29
5 Augustana College Sioux Falls, SD 81% 78.50% 65.50% 22-28
5 Cedarville University Cedarville, OH 76% 83.50% 70.00% 23-29
7 College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, MO 9% 82.20% 60.30% 20-25
8 Huntington University Huntington, IN 89% 74.20% 61.00% 20-26
9 Northwestern College Orange City, IA 75% 77.50% 61.30% 21-28
10 Franklin College Franklin, IN 67% 71.80% 57.30% 880-1090
11 Carthage College Kenosha, WI 75% 75.80% 56.00% 21-26
11 Loras College Dubuque, IA 61% 73.50% 64.30% 21-26
11 Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI 67% 74.50% 54.50% 24-29
14 Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA 72% 68.80% 58.50% 18-25
15 Northwestern College St. Paul, MN 98% 80.50% 59.00% 21-27
16 Bethel College Mishawaka, IN 78% 78.50% 60.50% 910-1160
16 Concordia University Seward, NE 75% 76.50% 61.00% 21-28
18 Manchester College North Manchester, IN 77% 69.00% 53.30% 880-1120
18 St. Mary-of-the-Woods College St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 67% 75.80% 50.50% 830-1060
20 Bluffton University Bluffton, OH 66% 73.80% 60.50% 19-24
20 Judson University Elgin, IL 71% 70.20% 53.00% 20-26
20 McKendree University Lebanon, IL 71% 77.00% 59.80% 19-25
20 Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, IL 86% 73.80% 59.30% 17-29
24 Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids, IA 78% 77.50% 61.30% 20-24
25 St. Joseph’s College Rensselaer, IN 73% 64.50% 55.30% 850-1070
26 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH 72% 73.20% 52.00% 19-25
27 Adrian College Adrian, MI 62% 72.50% 46.80% 20-25
27 Morningside College Sioux City, IA 71% 73.20% 45.80% 20-25
29 Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA 62% 64.80% 49.00% 19-25
29 Eureka College Eureka, IL 71% 77.30% 52.00% 19-24
31 Greenville College Greenville, IL 78% 69.20% 49.80% 20-27
31 Wilmington College Wilmington, OH 93% 67.00% 57.30% 17-23
33 Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO 60% 63.50% 48.00% 19-24
33 Defiance College Defiance, OH 74% 66.00% 52.30% 19-24
35 Grace College and Seminary Winona Lake, IN 97% 78.50% 56.00% 930-1190
35 Quincy University Quincy, IL 90% 70.00% 47.30% 19-24
35 Trine University Angola, IN 75% 67.20% 49.30% 950-1180
35 Union College Lincoln, NE 41% 68.50% 50.50% 19-26
39 University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD 93% 68.00% 47.50% 20-26
40 Tabor College Hillsboro, KS 94% 66.50% 54.50% 19-25
41 Dakota State University Madison, SD 94% 69.80% 47.50% 19-25
41 Jamestown College Jamestown, ND 67% 73.50% 49.30% 20-25
41 Marian University Indianapolis, IN 54% 74.00% 49.30% 900-1100
44 Bethany College Lindsborg, KS 58% 56.20% 42.30% 20-25
44 College of St. Mary Omaha, NE 42% 62.00% 51.80% 18-23
46 Crown College St. Bonifacius, MN 66% 68.50% 51.00% 20-24
47 Valley City State University Valley City, ND 92% 66.20% 46.00% 18-23
48 Northern State University Aberdeen, SD 94% 67.50% 45.00% 19-24
49 University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA 75% 65.20% 42.00% 810-1050
50 Blackburn College Carlinville, IL 54% 61.20% 42.00% 19-25
50 University of Minnesota–Crookston Crookston, MN 83% 68.80% 33.30% 19-24
52 Grand View University Des Moines, IA 95% 68.50% 43.80% 18-23
52 MacMurray College Jacksonville, IL 59% 60.20% 47.80% 17-22
54 Concordia University Ann Arbor, MI 63% 70.30% 40.00% 20-26
55 York College York, NE 60% 71.80% 41.00% 18-24
56 Central Methodist University Fayette, MO 67% 62.00% 40.00% 19-24
56 Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell, SD 81% N/A 41.30% 18-26
58 Kansas Wesleyan University Salina, KS 63% 56.00% 35.00% 22
58 Lake Erie College Painesville, OH 56% 68.20% 42.00% 18-23
58 Notre Dame College of Ohio Cleveland, OH 50% 64.50% 46.80% 17-22
61 Hannibal-LaGrange College Hannibal, MO 87% 66.00% 46.80% 21-26
61 Robert Morris University Chicago, IL 81% 55.20% 49.00% 18
63 Midland Lutheran College Fremont, NE 64% 63.50% 55.00% 19-24
64 Lake Superior State University Sault Ste. Marie, MI 89% 64.50% 38.70% 21
64 Mayville State University Mayville, ND 57% 58.50% 35.00% 16-22
66 Chadron State College Chadron, NE N/A 67.00% 44.30% 19-25
66 Dickinson State University Dickinson, ND 90% 61.20% 30.80% 18-23
66 Indiana University–Kokomo Kokomo, IN 81% 55.80% 26.50% 850-1050
66 Missouri Western State University St. Joseph, MO 100% 62.80% 28.00% 17-22
70 North Central University Minneapolis, MN 99% 69.50% 40.70% 21
71 Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown, WI 51% 73.00% 49.50% 23
71 Missouri Southern State University Joplin, MO 95% 63.20% 34.30% 18-23
71 Shawnee State University Portsmouth, OH 84% 56.80% 26.30% 17-23
TIER2 Bethany Lutheran College Mankato, MN N/A N/A 43.00% N/A
TIER2 Black Hills State University Spearfish, SD 93% 56.80% 26.00% 19-23