- Named a "Best University - Master's" in the western region in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges".
- Designated by Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College.
- Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
- One of only two members of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities with ABET national accreditation for three engineering programs.
- Gaming design program selected as one of the top undergraduate programs by Princeton Review and GamePro magazine.
- Included in the Center for Student Opportunity’s inaugural College Access and Opportunity Guidebook highlighting institutions committed access, opportunity, and success for the traditionally underserved.