Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest
By Emma Lorenzo
Choosing a college can be very stressful for high school students. Being in high school is hard enough with a full class schedule, extracurriculars, friends, and family.
Luckily, myKlovr has generated a list of the top ten colleges in the Midwest to help narrow down the options.
1. University of Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Total Enrollment: 13,322
Acceptance Rate: 8%
The University of Chicago was founded in 1890.
Popular majors at the University of Chicago include Economics, Political Science and Government, Biology, Mathematics, and Public Policy Analysis.
2. University of Notre Dame
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Total Enrollment: 12,393
Acceptance Rate: 19%
The University of Notre Dame was founded on November 26, 1842.
The school colors of the University of Notre Dame are blue and gold, the mascot is an Irish Terrier dog.
3. Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, MO
Total Enrollment: 15,032
Acceptance Rate: 17%
Washington University in St. Louis was founded on February 22, 1853.
Washington University in St. Louis has students and faculty from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 countries.
The table below shows the other schools on the top ten list.
|Ranking||School||Type of School||Total Enrollment||Location||Acceptance Rate||Setting|
|4||University of Michigan- Ann Arbor||University||44,718||Ann Arbot, MI||29%||Urban|
|5||Carleton College||Liberal Arts||2,105||Northfield, MN||16%||Rural|
|6||The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||University||46,951||Champaign, IL||60%||Urban|
|7||Grinnell College||Liberal Arts||1,699||Grinnel, IA||20%||Rural|
|8||University of Wisconsin- Madison||University||43,336||Madison, WI||53%||Urban|
|9||Oberlin College||Liberal Arts||2,912||Oberlin, OH||28%||Suburban|
|10||Case Western Reserve University||University||11,664||Cleveland, OH||35%||Urban|
MyKlovr created this top ten list by taking the average of the rankings from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, College Raptor, Education Corner, and Niche.