Midwestern Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in the Midwest

There are 346 private colleges and universities in the Midwest enrolling 810,117 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

  • 17,834enrollment
  • $36,584net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 4.2Avg Weighted GPA
Northwestern University
N
Evanston, IL
Northwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 22,603enrollment
  • $28,344net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92Estimated Avg GPA
University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Value in Indiana

  • 12,809enrollment
  • $29,981net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 16,893enrollment
  • $37,731net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
DePaul University
D
Chicago, IL
DePaul University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 21,922enrollment
  • $33,319net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,449enrollment
  • $27,233net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.21Avg Weighted GPA
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,650enrollment
  • $32,768net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,061enrollment
  • $34,945net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg Weighted GPA
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,544enrollment
  • $42,627net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 11,550enrollment
  • $34,732net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Estimated Avg GPA
Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,908enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,465enrollment
  • $36,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,658enrollment
  • $42,745net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1360SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University Ann Arbor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,165enrollment
  • $26,780net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,855enrollment
  • $25,850net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,774enrollment
  • $30,321net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1340SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,770enrollment
  • $32,355net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.86Avg Weighted GPA
Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 1,940enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA