Top-Ranked Masters Degree Programs in Midwestern U.S.

Top-ranked Master's degree programs at universities in the Midwestern U.S., ranked by U.S. News & World Report as Regional Universities - Midwest, offer a wide variety of master's programs to their graduates. However, most do not offer doctoral degree programs. Let U.S. News University Directory help you find the best master's degree program for you.

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Southwestern College

Winfield, KS

A private institution founded in 1885, Southwestern College is situated on 85 rural acres in Winfield, Kansas. The main campus offers 41 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs, 27 minors and teacher certification in 13 areas of specialization. Southwestern College students can participate in more than 10 intercollegiate sports and over a dozen clubs and organizations.

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St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

A public institution founded in 1869, St. Cloud State University is situated on 100 urban acres in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The institution offers nearly 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, including more than 60 graduate degrees. In addition, St. Cloud State University is home to almost 250 student clubs and organizations.

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University of Michigan--Flint

Flint, MI

A public institution founded in 1956, University of Michigan—Flint is situated on 73 urban acres in Flint, Michigan. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two doctorate programs. University of Michigan—Flint students can also choose from over 100 clubs and organizations, as well as a number of intramural sports and sports clubs.

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Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

A comprehensive, student-centered institution with a mission of developing lifelong learning skills, Emporia State University was founded in 1863. Residing on 212 urban acres in Emporia, Kansas, the university offers a plethora of majors, including arts and sciences, business, education, and library and information management. In addition, over 700 online courses are also available.

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Graceland University

Lamoni, IA

Dedicated to exceptional higher education and sponsored by the Community of Christ, Graceland University was founded in 1895 and spans 170 acres in the rolling hills of Iowa. The university offers over 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Graceland’s men and women athletes compete in nearly 20 varsity sports in the Heart of America conference.

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Viterbo University

La Crosse, WI

Founded in 1890, Viterbo University is a private college located on 68 acres in urban La Crosse, Wis. A Catholic, Franciscan ecumenical university, Viterbo offers a liberal arts education. The school encourages leadership and service among its students, asking them to use their talents and energy on projects that better the world. The school's Center for Ethics in Leadership aims at putting ethics into all aspects of school life. The university's school of nursing is among its most popular programs.

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Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI

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Lindenwood University

St. Charles, MO

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Minnesota State University--Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State – Moorhead is a public liberal arts university founded in 1887. Its 119-acre campus has a small town atmosphere with metropolitan amenities. Moorhead offers 76 undergraduate majors and more than 170 emphases. Unique majors include film studies, music industry, East Asian studies and sustainability. The university also has eight master’s programs.

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University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

A private Presbyterian institution founded in 1852, University of Dubuque is situated on a 77-acre urban campus in Dubuque, Iowa. Emphasizing the liberal arts, the university offers undergraduate, graduate and theological seminary programs, as well as several professional programs. University of Dubuque boasts nine men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

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Minot State University

Minot, ND

Founded in 1913, Minot State is a public university on 102 acres in Minot, North Dakota. With more than 60 undergraduate majors (including 15 pre-professional programs) and 13graduate degrees, Minot prepares students to meet growth in fields such as criminal justice, education, nursing, social work, sciences, energy economics and finance, and management information systems.

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Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

Located in Chicago’s downtown Loop, Roosevelt is a private university founded in 1945. Its 20-acre urban campus offers 116 different degree programs, including 70 undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs, 42 master’s degrees and four doctoral programs. Its Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation aims to shape socially conscious community leaders.

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