Midwestern Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in the Midwest

There are 346 private colleges and universities in the Midwest enrolling 843,085 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Midwest private colleges. The  Midwest is home to popular private schools like University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame and Loyola University Chicago.


346 results

University of Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,002enrollment
  • $34,719net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Northwestern University
N
Evanston, IL
Northwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in America

  • 22,127enrollment
  • $26,196net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA
University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Value in Indiana

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $30,536net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 17,007enrollment
  • $36,388net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
DePaul University
D
Chicago, IL
DePaul University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 22,437enrollment
  • $32,022net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,852enrollment
  • $27,108net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $33,372net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $32,429net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,495enrollment
  • $39,923net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 11,605enrollment
  • $34,120net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.63*Avg GPA
Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $28,795net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $35,890net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $43,612net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University Ann Arbor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,197enrollment
  • $25,779net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 2.2Avg GPA
Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,882enrollment
  • $26,791net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $30,265net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 8,910enrollment
  • $32,145net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 2,097enrollment
  • $31,547net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA