Lima, OH (WIMA) - U.S. News and World Report have named the University of Findlay and Bluffton University as some of the top higher learning institutions in the Midwest.

Bluffton gained 2 spots in the top tier of Midwest regional colleges as they come in at 27th among 80 comparable institutions.

Findlay jumped to number 38 on the list, up from number 56 from last year.