For the ninth year in a row, The Princeton Review has named Western Illinois University a "Best Midwestern College."
Western was one of 155 regional universities, and one of three Illinois public institutions, named a "Best Midwestern College" by The Princeton Review. The 155 colleges that The Princeton Review chose for its "Best in the Midwest" list are located in 12 states: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Collectively, the 643 colleges named "regional best(s)" comprise 25 percent of the nation's 2,500 four-year colleges, according to The Princeton Review.
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