Ranking of Top Midwestern Universities

Creighton is ranked No. 1 in the rankings of Midwest Master’s universities by US News & World Report Best Colleges 2010, followed by Butler University (2nd), Drake University (=3rd) and Xavier University (=3rd).

Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the U.S. News & World Report magazine’s for more than 20 years.

Butler University is another top ranked Regional University in the Midwest, ranked 2nd in the 2010 League Table.

For the 15th year in a row, Xavier University ranks among the top 10 Midwest master's-level colleges and universities, according to the 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges. It is ranked No. 3 among 149 Midwest colleges and universities, and No. 1 for graduation and retention.

Ranking of Midwestern Universities (Master's Universities):

League Table 2010:
1 Creighton University
2 Butler University
3 Drake University
3 Xavier University
5 Valparaiso University
6 Bradley University
7 John Carroll University
8 Truman State University
9 Hamline University
10 University of Evansville
11 Drury University
12 Elmhurst College
13 Baldwin-Wallace College
14 Bethel University
14 Otterbein College
16 University of Northern Iowa
17 St. Catherine University
17 University of Wisconsin--La Crosse
19 North Central College
20 Dominican University
20 Rockhurst University

League Table 2007: 
1 Creighton Univ (NE)
2 Xavier Univ (OH)
3 Valparaiso Univ (IN)
4 Drake Univ
5 John Carroll Univ
5 Butler Univ
7 Bradley Univ
8 Truman State Univ
9 Drury Univ
9 Hamline Univ

Source: U.S. News & World Report