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Midway University
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  • 4 Year
  • MIDWAY, KY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Midway University is continuing to waive test required for general admissions through Fall 2022. The University has also frozen its tuition rates for the 2022-23 academic year. For subsequent semesters reach out to Admissions at admissions@midway.edu. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

512 E. STEPHENS ST
MIDWAY, KY 40347
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
River States Conference
From Midway University

Midway University is a private, co-educational institution located in the greater Lexington, Kentucky area. Founded in 1847, Midway University’s student body consists of nearly 700 undergraduate students attending classes on its residential campus in Midway, Kentucky. Total enrollment (including traditional and online undergraduate, graduate, and dual credit students) is more than 1,800 from across Kentucky, the U.S., and several countries.

Undergraduate students can select from more than 20 career-focused majors. The University has 27 athletic teams including two equestrian teams. Academic and athletic scholarships are available. In fact, Midway University is the “Most Affordable Private University in Central Kentucky” with 98 percent of traditional undergraduate students receiving institutional aid.

Located on a 200-acre horse farm and in a bucolic rural location, the campus is both beautiful and safe. Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati, Ohio are within easy driving distance.

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Midway University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
990-1170
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,781 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$16,857 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 16 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 16 responses

Majors

New - Computer Science Major at Midway University

academic spotlight

Midway University students in computer science will gain skills in applying technology to solve a wide variety of problems and be prepared to grow, learn, and adapt to new opportunities in their careers. Whether programming, designing user interfaces, managing networks, building databases, or keeping it all secure, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce in computer science.

Online

Online Programs Offered
19
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    49%
  • On Campus
    21%
  • Online
    30%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
934 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
230
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
59%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Determined
    50%
  • Disappointed
    30%
  • Non ethnic
    10%
  • Outgoing
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 16 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 23 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Does not care about current students
    50%
  • Challenging classes
    25%
  • Fast-paced
    25%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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