Midwestern Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in the Midwest

There are 342 public colleges and universities in the Midwest enrolling 2,895,844 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Midwest state residency. The  Midwest is home to popular public schools like University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Ohio State University and University of Wisconsin Madison.


342 results

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#20 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $17,357net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,579net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,706net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,684net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1440SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $22,989net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 43,503enrollment
  • $13,036net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $15,195net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1340SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $14,660net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $12,322net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 24,677enrollment
  • $16,860net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Ball State University
B
Muncie, IN
Ball State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 21,884enrollment
  • $13,533net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,656enrollment
  • $17,008net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1340SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,734enrollment
  • $17,279net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1480SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 37,886enrollment
  • $19,219net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,635enrollment
  • $20,093net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Wayne State University
W
Detroit, MI
Wayne State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 27,025enrollment
  • $15,012net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $15,266net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA